missing plane

Indonesian plane missing in remote Papua region

An Indonesian twin-turboprop aircraft carrying 54 people lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday in the remote, forested eastern Papua region, the National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) said, with search efforts hampered by failing light as night falls. “We can’t confirm it has crashed. We can say contact[…]

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Indonesia searchers find ‘airplane debris’

Indonesian officials have said that debris sighted off Kalimantan coast is likely to be from missing AirAsia jet. Flight QZ8501 went missing after air traffic controllers lost contact with the aircraft about 45 minutes after it left Juanda international airport at Surabaya in East Java at 5.20am on Sunday (22:20[…]

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No South Africans on missing plane: Govt

The South African government is not aware of any South Africans on the AirAsia plane which went missing at the weekend, the international relations department said on Monday. “We have not been alerted to any South Africans on that plane,” spokesman Clayson Monyela said. The Associated Press reported AirAsia Flight[…]

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AirAsia plane goes missing en route to Singapore

Rescuers scoured the Java 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[…]

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