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An AirAsia plane with 161 people on board lost contact with ground control today while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from a provincial city in Indonesia for Singapore. Search and rescue operations were underway. AirAsia, a regional low-cost carrier with presence in several Southeast Asian countries, said...
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"At this time, search and rescue operations are in progress and AirAsia is cooperating fully and assisting the rescue service"
According to the airline, Air Asia flight QZ8501 traveling from Surabaya Indonesia to Singapore has gone missing. The aircraft involved is an Airbus A320-216 registered PK-AXC. Air Asia has released the following statement via their Facebook: AirAsia Indonesia regrets to confirm that flight QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control […]
Plane loses contact with air traffic control after takeoff from Indonesia on the way to Singapore.
(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — TV: AirAsia plane with 162 on board reported missing on the way from Indonesia to Singapore.
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