Singapore’s defense minister says a Singaporean navy ship has located the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia plane in the Java Sea. Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said on his Facebook page Wednesday that images taken by a remote controlled vehicle from the ship showed parts of the plane’s wing and[…]
Divers retrieved one black box and located the other underwater Monday from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago, a key development that will help investigators unravel what caused the aircraft to plummet into the Java Sea less than halfway into its flight. The cockpit voice recorder[…]
Divers were hoping to zero in on AirAsia Flight 8501’s black boxes Thursday, after search and recovery operations got a much-needed boost with the discovery of a chunk of the plane’s tail – nearly two weeks after it plummeted into the sea, killing everyone onboard. The flight and cockpit voice[…]
The tail of AirAsia flight QZ8501 has been found, potentially marking a major step towards locating the plane’s black boxes and helping shed light on what caused it to crash into the sea 11 days ago. Search teams located the tail of the passenger jet in the Java Sea on[…]
Zero visibility prevented Indonesian Navy divers Sunday from reaching large objects believed to be parts of an AirAsia plane that crashed with 162 people last week, the search chief said. Rescue officials said Saturday that ships equipped with sonar technology had detected four large objects they hoped were parts of[…]
Indonesian ships have detected two large objects believed to be parts of the AirAsia plane that crashed off Borneo island with 162 people on board, the search chief said Saturday. “We managed to detect two large objects – one three-dimensioned, another two-dimensioned,” Bambang Sulistyo said. “I can confirm that they[…]
After nearly a week of searching for the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501, rescue teams battling monsoon rains had their most successful day yet on Friday, more than tripling the number of bodies pulled from the Java Sea, some still strapped to their seats. Of the 30 corpses recovered so[…]
Searchers were racing “against time and weather” Thursday to recover the dead from the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501, with a window of good conditions slammed shut by another onslaught of wind and heavy rain. Seven bodies have been recovered from the jet, which crashed into the Java Sea on[…]
The search for the bodies of passengers of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 has resumed after bad weather hampered efforts to locate the victims, along with the fuselage of the plane, that crashed four days ago. A break in bad weather raised hopes on Thursday that divers would be able to investigate[…]
Bad weather hindered efforts to recover victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 on Wednesday and sent wreckage drifting far from the crash site, as grieving relatives prayed for strength to endure their losses. “Help us, God, to move forward, even though we are surrounded by darkness,” the Rev. Philip Mantofa, whose[…]
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