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Rescue Teams May Have Found Main Body Of Crashed Indonesian Plane

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Rescue Teams May Have Found Main Body Of Crashed Indonesian Plane
Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency says the flight disappeared from radars Monday morning.
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Rescue teams may have found the main body of the Indonesian plane carrying 189 people that mysteriously crashed into the sea on Monday. 

Officials said on Wednesday they're using sonar equipment to identify whether they've actually found the main body of the plane. Divers are also set to be sent down and confirm the find. 

It's still unclear why the plane went down. Media outlets are reporting there are no survivors.  

As of Wednesday morning, rescue teams had recovered 49 body bags, victims' belongings and pieces of debris from the plane.

Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency says the flight disappeared from radars Monday morning, shortly after takeoff. 

The plane reportedly made a request to head back to base shortly after takeoff but didn't send out any distress signals. A rescue team was sent out and found pieces of aircraft in the sea northeast of Jakarta. 

The rescue agency said the emergency beacon on the plane was registered and declared good until August 2019.

Rescue teams are still looking for the plane's blackbox to determine the cause of the crash. 

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN