AirAsia Flight 8501 Crash Blamed on Bad Weather
Indonesia's meteorological agency announced on Sunday that bad weather had been the triggering factor in the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501.
According to a preliminary report of the Indonesian meteorological agency, BMKG, as cited by the BBC News, icing may have caused the engine to stall.
BMKG claimed that the plane had probably flown into a storm.
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