"Last night, we found a fairly large object," Colonel Haris Djoko Nugroho told Indonesian broadcaster TVOne, on board the navy ship KRI Rigel.
There were no survivors.
Nugroho said the navy was using a side-scan sonar to verify whether that object was part of the missing aircraft. Navy divers would also check, he said.
The Rigel has been searching in an area about 5 nautical miles from the site where flight JT-610 was last contacted. (Writing by Fergus Jensen Editing by Robert Birsel)
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