29 Dec '14, 3am

#AirAsia #QZ8501: Indonesia says plane is likely at bottom of sea; day 2 of search underway http…

#AirAsia #QZ8501: Indonesia says plane is likely at bottom of sea; day 2 of search underway http…

JAKARTA - The AirAsia Indonesia plane which went missing en route to Singapore is likely at the bottom of the sea, Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency chief said on Monday, as reports surfaced that the pilot had requested to fly at a higher altitude because of bad weather but was turned down as there was another plane flying at that height. “Based on the coordinates given to us and evaluation that the estimated crash position is in the sea, the hypothesis is the plane is at the bottom of the sea,” AFP quoted Bambang Soelistyo as saying at a press conference. He said Indonesia did not have “the tools", such as submersible vehicles, required to retrieve the plane from the seabed, but it is reaching out to other countries for help, according to AFP. “I have coordinated with our foreign minister so we will borrow from other countries which have offered. They are the ...

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