Tuesday, December 30, 2014

AirAsia Flight 8501 News Updates -- December 30, 2014

AirAsia Crash Victims Found: Six Bodies From Doomed Jet Are Recovered From The Java Sea -- Daily Mail

* Bodies of crash victims spotted floating in sea off coast of Borneo Island
* At least six bodies recovered from the water by Indonesian naval vessel
* Officials have now confirmed wreckage is from AirAsia flight 8501
* Navy spokesman earlier claimed 40 bodies were retrieved from Java Sea
* But this figure has now been corrected to six by search and rescue teams

Rescue workers searching for the doomed AirAsia flight 8501 have recovered six bodies from the Java Sea, Indonesian search and rescue teams have confirmed.

Bodies were discovered alongside luggage, a plane door and an emergency slide in the water 100 miles off the coast of Borneo Island earlier today, following three days of searching.

Officials have confirmed that the bodies and debris found in the Java Sea off Indonesia are from flight 8501, and a naval spokesman said the rescuers remain 'very busy' retrieving the victims.

Despite an earlier claim by a navy spokesman that 40 bodies had been recovered, the figure was later corrected by the search agency Basarnas, which said that six bodies had been found so far.

Read more ....

AirAsia Flight 8501 News Updates -- December 30, 2014

AirAsia QZ8501: Officials say debris is missing plane: Latest -- BBC
AirAsia Live: PM Modi condoles death of passengers on flight 8501 -- First Post
AirAsia LIVE: Relatives of passengers on Flight QZ8501 distraught as bodies found in sea -- Zee News
AirAsia flight QZ8501 found off Borneo coast LIVE UPDATES -- RT

Bodies, debris from missing AirAsia plane pulled from sea off Indonesia -- Reuters
Wreckage, bodies reveal jet's fate days after it disappeared -- AP
AirAsia Relatives Distraught by Plane Discovery -- Wall Street Journal
AirAsia Plane Debris and Bodies Found; Little Hope of Any Survivors -- New York Times
AirAsia flight: teams retrieve bodies from Java Sea -- The Guardian
Anguish as bodies, debris found from AirAsia Flight 8501 -- CNN
AirAsia plane wreckage found, bodies being recovered -- RT
Over 40 bodies recovered from Malaysian passenger jet crash scene in Java Sea -- ITAR-TASS
'Bodies and debris' found in AirAsia search -- Al Jazeera
AirAsia flight QZ8501: Who were the victims? -- BBC
Flight QZ8501: What we know about the AirAsia plane crash -- BBC
Exclusive: AirAsia crash probe focuses on timing of request to climb, weather -- Reuters
How the U.S. Navy could aid in the recovery of AirAsia Flight 8501 -- Dan Lamonthe, Washington Post
AirAsia disaster's lasting effects -- Alan Khee-Jin Tan -- CNN
10 questions about the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 tragedy -- Laura Smith-Spark and Ashley Fantz, CNN

No comments: