Indonesian air traffic controllers denied AirAsia flight 8501’s request to climb higher to avoid the weather. Minutes later the plane disappeared. The flight was originally given the OK but the air traffic controllers reversed themselves moments later. The Washington Post: … Continue reading ?
AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes says he “has no idea…what went wrong.” …Fernandes spoke of his horror over the situation after the plane lost contact with air traffic control with 155 passengers and seven crew members on board, while travelling from Indonesia to Singapore on Sunday. ‘We have no idea at the moment what went wrong,’ [...]
Flight QZ8501, traveling from Indonesia to Singapore, lost contact with air traffic control Sunday morning. The search for the plane was suspended for the night, but resumed at dawn.
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An AirAsia passenger jet carrying 162 people lost contact with Indonesian air traffic control early Sunday after one of the pilots asked to fly at a higher altitude because of bad weather. AirAsia Flight QZ8501, flying from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore, went missing as it flew at 38,000 feet over the Java Sea between the islands of Belitung and Borneo.
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Airbus A320-200, carrying 162 people, went missing after losing contact with air traffic controllers early on Sunday.
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AirAsia QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore is missing with 162 on board. This is a ~ 2 hour 20 minute, 854 mile flight, operated by Indonesia AirAsia. The plane lost contact with air traffic control in Jakarta at around 7:24am (local time) while over the Java Sea. Show More Summary
Search and rescue operations are underway for an AirAsia plane that lost contact with air traffic control after takeoff from Indonesia on a flight to Singapore.
Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 may have been found as Indonesian search crews believe they located the site where the flight and its 162 people on board crashed in the ocean. The flight lost contact with Indonesian air traffic control while en route to Singapore on Sunday. Show More Summary
Air traffic control has lost contact with a Singapore-bound Air Asia flight that originated in Indonesia and was carrying more than 160 passengers. The Malaysia-based airline announced the flight had lost contact over Twitter earlier tonight. Show More Summary
AirAsia Flight QZ8501 has gone missing. CNN is reporting the plane lost contact with Jakarta air traffic control. The plane was bound from Indonesia to Singapore. AirAsia officials say air traffic contact with the flight was lost at 7:24 a.m. Sunday (7:24 p.m. Saturday ET). The plane left Juanda International Airport at 5:27 a.m. Sunday […]