Saturday, 19 January 2019

Jasa Raharja Pays Compensation to Families of Plane Crash Victims

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  • Families of passengers of Lion Air flight JT610 stand as they look at the belongings of the passengers at Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 31, 2018. Pairs of small red children's shoes, women's high heels, wallets and empty backpacks line up in rows on the ground of Tanjung Priok port in North Jakarta. REUTERS/Beawiharta

    Families of passengers of Lion Air flight JT610 stand as they look at the belongings of the passengers at Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 31, 2018. Pairs of small red children's shoes, women's high heels, wallets and empty backpacks line up in rows on the ground of Tanjung Priok port in North Jakarta. REUTERS/Beawiharta

    TEMPO.CO, JakartaThe state-owned insurance company PT Jasa Raharja has handed over compensation to the families of four out of the seven victims of the Lion Air plane crash, an official stated.

    The compensation was paid to the families of the four identified victims namely Jannatun Cintya Dewi (24), Candra Kirana (29), Monni (41) and Wahyu Susilo (31), according to Director of Risk Management and Information Technology Services of the Jasa Raharja, Wahyu Wibowo at the Said Sukanto Police Hospital in Jakarta on Sunday.

    The compensation paid by this insurance company to each of the victim worth Rp50 million.

    Read also: Three More Bodies of Lion Air Crash Victims Identified

    In accordance with the rules regarding compensation for dead victims, Jasa Raharja submits compensation of Rp50 million in the form of savings to the victims` legal heirs.

    Wibowo said, compensation to the other three victims who have been identified namely Hezekiah Jorry Saroinsong (23), Endang Sri Bagusnita (20) and Fauzan Azima (25) has not been submitted as their heirs have yet met PT Jasa Raharja`s officials.

    The ill-fated Lion Air JT 610 aircraft crashed off the Tanjung Karawang coast in West Java on Monday (Oct 29/2018).

    Read also: Families of Crashed Lion Air Victims to Receive over Rp1.3bn

    The Lion Air plane, with 189 people on board, en route to Depati Amir Airport in Pangkalpinang, crashed into the waters of Tanjung Karawang just 13 minutes after takeoff from Jakarta`s Soekarno-Hatta Airport at 6:20 a.m. West Indonesia Standard Time.

    The aircraft was scheduled to arrive in Pangkalpinang at 7:05 a.m. local time, according to the Depati Amir Airport authority in Pangkalpinang.

    Before it lost contact, the aircraft had sought permission to return to Jakarta due to a problem.

    ANTARA