QZ8501: Eight More Bodies Found

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PANGKALAN BUN, Jan 2 – Eight more bodies have been found in the seas of Pangkalan Bun early today, making it 16. However, only two have been picked up from ships anchored some 100 nautical miles from here, due to stormy weather. The two bodies, a man and a woman, arrived in Pangkalan

QZ8501: Weather Worries Remain

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SURABAYA, Jan 2 – More ships arrived Friday with sensitive equipment to search for the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 and the more than 150 people still missing since it crashed five days ago. Rear Marshal Henry Bambang Soelistyo, head of Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency, said the search would

AirAsia: Body Of First Victim Identified

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SURABAYA, Jan 1 – The first body of victims in the ill-fated AirAsia Indonesia Flight QZ8501 identified was that of Hayati Lutfiah Hamid, from Sidoarjo, Surabaya, said the Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) centre here. East Java DVI head chief, Commissioner Budiyono said the identification of the woman, among 162 people on

Better Weather Allows AirAsia Search To Resume

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PANGKALAN BUN, INDONESIA, Jan 1 — A much needed break in the weather gave searchers a window Thursday to “fight with full force” to find the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501, with officials also hustling to locate the fuselage of the plane that crashed in the sea four days ago. Only

AirAsia Boss Says Crash ‘Worst Nightmare’

SURABAYA, Dec 31 – AirAsia boss Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said yesterday he was experiencing an airline chief executive’s “worst nightmare” after wreckage and bodies were found in the search for Flight QZ8501. Speaking in Indonesia’s second-biggest city of Surabaya after meeting with distraught relatives of some of the 162 passengers, Fernandes

Malaysia Assisting In Search And Recovery Of QZ8501

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 31 – Malaysia is continuing to assist Indonesia with the search and recovery operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501 and its victims. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said Malaysia’s search and rescue coordination centre in Subang Jaya is in constant contact with Indonesian authorities on help needed. “Our

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