The New York Times reported that the Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency had found pieces of debris in waters just northwest of Jakarta that it believed may be from the plane’s wreckage.
The area where the debris was found is known as the Thousand Islands.
According to BBC, several witnesses said they had seen and heard at least one explosion.
“The plane fell like lightning into the sea and exploded in the water. It was pretty close to us, the shards of a kind of plywood almost…