Indonesia

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Crashed Due to Ascending Too Fast

Indonesia's Transport Minister Ignasius Jonan announced on Tuesday that the crashed AirAsia plane climbed too fast before stalling.

According to Jonan, the jet ascended at a speed of 1828 metres per minute, which neither a passenger nor a military plane would attempt to climb so fast, the BBC reports.

Divers find black box of crashed AirAsia jet: Indonesia ministry

Indonesian divers Jan. 11 found the black box of the AirAsia plane which crashed in the Java Sea a fortnight ago with 162 people aboard, the transport ministry said.
     
But they failed to retrieve it because it was stuck under debris from the main body of the plane, it added.
      

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