The main body of a plane that crashed off Indonesia, with the likely deaths of 189 people, appears to have been found.
Sonar has pinpointed the location of the Lion Air plane that plunged into the Java Sea on Monday, according to officials.
"I've been briefed… about the strong possibility of the location coordinates," said military chief Hadi Tjahjanto.
One of Indonesia's top transport officials also revealed pings believed to be from the aircraft's "black box" data recorder had been heard.
The results of a massive search for the two-month-old Boeing 737-Max 8 plane will be revealed later on Wednesday.
Lion Air flight JT 610 was en route to Pangkal Pinang city when it crashed off Indonesia's northern coast moments after it had asked to return to capital Jakarta.
Dozens of divers are among 1,000 people taking part in a search of waters 30-40 metres (100-130ft) deep, which also includes helicopters and ships.
Authorities have all but ruled out finding any survivors, with 49 body bags containing human remains so far sent for identification.
Relatives have been providing DNA samples, with results of identification efforts expected within four to eight days.
Ningsi Ayorbaba's husband, Ferdinand Paul Ayorbaba, was on the flight.
"We had planned to celebrate our 15th anniversary in April. Today, I'm bringing in DNA samples," she said.
The Indonesian government has ordered the removal of Lion Air's technical director and several other staff.
The cause of the crash, just minutes after take-off from Jakarta, has yet to be established.
But questions have been raised after Lion Air admitted the plane had an unspecified technical issue on a previous flight.
The plane is said to have flow erratically the night before the crash, according to tracking website FlightRadar24.
Company boss Edward Sirait admitted there had been a technical problem but that it had been resolved "according to procedure".
Earlier this year, Lion Air announced it had ordered 50 Boeing 737-Max 8 planes for $6.2bn (£4.9bn).
Boeing officials were due to meet with Lion Air, one of Indonesia's youngest and biggest airlines, on Wednesday.
The country has ordered an inspection of all Boeing 737-Max 8 planes operated by Lion Air and national carrier Garuda.
Both Boeing and the US National Transportation Safety Board are taking part in the investigation into Monday's fatal crash.
The US plane maker said in a statement: "The Boeing Company is deeply saddened by the loss of Lion Air flight JT 610.
"We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the families and loved ones of those on board.
"Boeing is providing technical assistance at the request and under the direction of government authorities investigating the accident.
"In accordance with international protocol, all inquiries about this accident investigation must be directed to the investigating authority in charge, the National Transportation Safety Committee of Indonesia."
A ban on Indonesia airlines flying to Europe because of safety concerns was lifted in June. The US lifted its own decade-long ban in 2016.
The carrier began operating in 2000 and has had several incidents in its relatively short history, including a 2004 incident in which 25 people died.
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