Lion Air said the aircraft was commanded by Captain Bhavye Suneja, who had 6,000 flight hours, while the first officer, named only as Harvino, had 5,000 hours.
A search and rescue mission is ongoing, the transport ministry of Indonesia says wreckage and debris has already been found by rescuers.
A relative of passengers prays as she and others wait for news on a Lion Air plane that crashed off Java Island at Depati Amir Airport in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.
Thirteen minutes into the flight, it suddenly lost altitude and disappeared from radar, according to local reports.
A SilkAir spokesman said: "We have checked with our engineering colleagues and they advised that they have not received any advice or bulletins from the manufacturers at this point". Malindo Air, a Malaysian subsidiary of Jakarta-based Lion Air, was the first airline to being using the 737 Max 8 previous year.
Speaking to media about the accident, the CEO of Lion airlines Edward Sirait said: "We can not offer any comment at this moment".
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"We can not give any comment at this moment". An aircraft with 189 people on board is believed to have sunk after crashing into the sea off Indonesia's island of Java on Monday, soon after takeoff from the capital, headed for a key tin-mining region, officials said.
Reportedly, the last known coordinates of the flight were 5°49.727 south, 107°07.460 east. The crash is the first involving a Boeing 737 MAX family aircraft.
It lost contact with ground control a few minutes after take-off, as it was crossing the sea.
A Lion Air passenger jet takes off from Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, Indonesia.
An Indonesian Lion Air plane carrying 188 passengers and crew crashed into the sea on Monday, moments after it had asked to be allowed to return to Jakarta.
The Associated Press reports the Jakarta Search and Rescue Office cites the crew of a tug boat reporting a Lion Air flight falling from the sky.
The Indian Embassy in Jakarta tweeted, "Our deepest condolences on the tragic loss of lives in the Lion Air Plane crash, off the coast of Jakarta today". The jet was a Boeing 737 MAX 8, according to air tracking service Flightradar 24. Several people were injured in the crash, although no one was killed.
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