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Indonesia: AirAsia passenger flight from Indonesia to Singapore MISSING01:29

Indonesia: AirAsia passenger flight from Indonesia to Singapore MISSING

Indonesia, Surabaya
December 28, 2014 at 17:10 GMT +00:00 · Published

The OZ8501 flight bound from the Indonesian city Surabaya to Singapore has gone missing after losing contact with air traffic control on Sundays morning at 12:30am GMT (07:24am local time.)

The Airbus A320-200 aircraft took off from Juanda International Airport at 05:35 am local time (22:30 GMT) and had requested a change in route due to weather conditions before losing communications with Indonesian Air Traffic Control (ATC).

The Airbus A320-200 had 155 passengers on board with 138 adults, 16 children and one infant, along with two pilots, four flight attendants and one engineer. Nationalities of the passengers and crew include one from Singapore, one from Malaysia, one from France, three from South Korea and 156 from Indonesia.

AirAsia, who have changed their red logo to grey on social media sites, have publicly stated that search and rescue operations are being conducted under the guidance of the Indonesia of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

Indonesia: AirAsia passenger flight from Indonesia to Singapore MISSING01:29
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The OZ8501 flight bound from the Indonesian city Surabaya to Singapore has gone missing after losing contact with air traffic control on Sundays morning at 12:30am GMT (07:24am local time.)

The Airbus A320-200 aircraft took off from Juanda International Airport at 05:35 am local time (22:30 GMT) and had requested a change in route due to weather conditions before losing communications with Indonesian Air Traffic Control (ATC).

The Airbus A320-200 had 155 passengers on board with 138 adults, 16 children and one infant, along with two pilots, four flight attendants and one engineer. Nationalities of the passengers and crew include one from Singapore, one from Malaysia, one from France, three from South Korea and 156 from Indonesia.

AirAsia, who have changed their red logo to grey on social media sites, have publicly stated that search and rescue operations are being conducted under the guidance of the Indonesia of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

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