KUALA LIPIS, Dec 28 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Malaysia was prepared to help Indonesia over the reported missing AirAsia Indonesia aircraft on flight QZ8501, today.
While still waiting for more details on the incident, Najib said what could be confirmed so far was that the Indonesian-owned aircraft went missing from the radar screens soon after departure. “This means the possibility of something untoward happening to the aircraft.
“That’s all I know (about the incident) right now and we will assist in finding out what happened to the aircraft,” he told a news conference after visiting the flood relief centre at Sekolah Menengah Padang Tengku, here, today. He was commenting on the AirAsia Indonesia aircraft, an Airbus A320-200, which reportedy lost contact with the air traffic control centre at 7.24am, local time, while on its way to Singapore from Surabaya.