Lithuania's Foreign Minister expresses condolences over plane crash in sea in Indonesia
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius expressed his deepest condolences to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Indonesia Retno L.P. Marsudi over a Lion Air jet crash on Monday. The plane carrying 189 people crashed in the Java Sea off Indonesia. Lithuania's Foreign Minister wished families of the victims strength at this difficult time.
The jet crashed into the sea after taking off from Jakarta. It lost radio contact just 13 minutes into the flight. The plane was travelling to the city of Pangkal Pinang off the island of Sumatra. Whether foreigners were on board is still unclear.