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Indonesia: Emercom lifts tail of AirAsia airliner from Java Sea00:35

Indonesia: Emercom lifts tail of AirAsia airliner from Java Sea

Indonesia, Java Sea
January 10, 2015 at 23:05 GMT +00:00 · Published

A Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) rescue team helped raise the tail section of AirAsia Airbus A320-200 from the bottom of the Java Sea on Saturday, after AirAsia flight QZ8501 crashed on the way to Singapore from the Indonesian city of Surabaya two weeks ago.

Experts hope to find the flight recorders in this section of the aircraft and have already begun exploration of the fragment. Rescue teams have also discovered a large piece of the fuselage and divers have been sent to confirm that this was part of the airliner.

Indonesian ship Jadayat earlier reported receiving 'ping' signals from the aircraft's flight recorders roughly one kilometre to the northwest of where the plane's tail section was discovered.

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A Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) rescue team helped raise the tail section of AirAsia Airbus A320-200 from the bottom of the Java Sea on Saturday, after AirAsia flight QZ8501 crashed on the way to Singapore from the Indonesian city of Surabaya two weeks ago.

Experts hope to find the flight recorders in this section of the aircraft and have already begun exploration of the fragment. Rescue teams have also discovered a large piece of the fuselage and divers have been sent to confirm that this was part of the airliner.

Indonesian ship Jadayat earlier reported receiving 'ping' signals from the aircraft's flight recorders roughly one kilometre to the northwest of where the plane's tail section was discovered.

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