KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 28 – The following is the Air Asia Flight QZ 8501 timeline. The Airbus A320-200 aircraft, took off from Juanda International Airport, Surabaya on Dec 28 (Sunday) at 5.27am (local time) and schedules to land in Changi at 8.37am. At 6.17am (Surabaya local time), QZ8501 lost contact with Air Traffic Control. Indonesian Transport Ministry official, Hadi Mustofa said that the plane had requested an unusual route before losing contact with the air traffic control.
– 7 crews (2 pilots and 5 cabin crews)
– 155 passengers (138 adults, 16 children and 1 infant)
149 Indonesians, 3 Koreans, 1 Briton, 1 Singaporean and 1 Malaysian