Indonesia

Search Resumes for Crashed AirAsia Jet’s ‘Black Boxes’

Weather at the suspected site of the crash of AirAsia Indonesia's aircraft has improved enough on Friday to allow the deployment of two ships carrying acoustic equipment to detect the ‘pings' from the plane's cockpit voice and flight data recorders, international news outlets reported. 

Bodies, debris found as AirAsia plane believed found in sea

The hunt for a missing AirAsia passenger plane appeared over Dec. 30 as wreckage and dozens of bodies were spotted at sea off Indonesia, prompting raw scenes of emotion from sobbing relatives of the 162 people aboard.
      
The Airbus A320-200 disappeared en route from Indonesia's second largest city Surabaya to Singapore during a storm early Sunday.
      

Body found in sea search for AirAsia: Indonesian search and rescue

 A body was found in the sea Tuesday during the search for missing AirAsia flight QZ8501, Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency chief said.
     
"At 13:25... we spotted a floating object believed to be one of the passengers' bodies," Bambang Soelistyo said at a press conference.

AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing en route to Singapore

Rescuers scoured the sea for an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people which went missing in bad weather Sunday en route from Indonesia to Singapore, the third crisis for a Malaysian carrier this year.
      
Air traffic controllers lost contact with the Airbus A320-200 around an hour after it left Juanda international airport at Surabaya in east Java, at 5:20am.
     

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