AirAsia QZ8501: Fuselage found in Java Sea


Jakarta, Jan 15: In a major breakthrough, the search team claimed to have found fuselage, the main body of the ill-fated plane AirAsia QZ8501 that went missing on Dec 28, in the Java sea.

According to media reports, the main body of the crashed plane has been located and pictures have been taken by the Singaporean search robot in the Java Sea. The photographs were posted on the facebook page of Singapore's Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen.

The words written on the wreckage confirmed about the flight that went missing on Dec 28 when the AirAsia lost contact with the pilot. It was carrying 162 people on board from Surabaya in Indonesia to Singapore.

The search team has found dozens of dead bodies of people who were passengers of the flight. However, many passengers and crew are still believed to be inside the plane.

Till the date, the search team has found two flight recorders including the black box and a tail of the plane so far. According to initial investigation, the pilot of the plane had asked the AirAsia to change the route due to the story weather before the contact with flight lost on Dec 28.

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