AirAsia QZ 8501 - updates

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Setahun tragedi AirAsia QZ8501, keluarga pasrah tapi ada yang menyesalkan

Dec 28, 2015 - 8:36 PM

Keluarga korban AirAsia QZ8501 menerima nasib tapi ada yang mengatakan pihak maskapai tak memerdulikan keselamatan penumpang

Keluarga korban AirAsia QZ8501 menunggu di Bandara Juanda, Surabaya, saat proses evakuasi penumpang, pada 28 Desember 2014. Foto oleh Juni Kriswanto/AFP

AirAsia families accept 'sad reality' as search ends

Mar 18, 2015 - 5:28 PM

The decision to end the search had been taken after consulting the victims relatives at a meeting

Family members of passengers onboard Malaysian air carrier AirAsia flight QZ8501 pray together inside a holding room at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya on Dec. 31, 2014. Photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Co-pilot at controls when AirAsia plane crashed: Investigator

Jan 29, 2015 - 5:30 PM

The second in command was the pilot flying chief investigator Mardjono Siswosuwarno told reporters

This picture taken in 2013 shows the co-pilot of AirAsia QZ8501, Remi Emmanuel Plesel, posing in a cockpit as he flies over an unknown location. Photo courtesy of the Plesel family/AFP

Indonesia search team to float AirAsia fuselage

Jan 24, 2015 - 2:14 PM

The bid comes a day after divers were able to enter the main section of the jet which crashed in the Java Sea last month for the first time

According to media reports Indonesian Navy divers on 22 January reached the crashed AirAsia plane's fuselage and retrieved six bodies, as the recovery operation continued. Photo by EPA/STR

The wRap Indonesia: Jan. 22, 2015

Jan 22, 2015 - 2:54 PM

5 bodies found near AirAsia fuselage Jokowi’s party accuses head of anti graft czar of playing with fire Indonesia bans sale of alcohol in mini markets and more

The Mitsubishi Outlander involved in the fatal car crash in Pondok Indah, South Jakarta, on Tuesday, January 20. Photo from TMC Polda Metro/Twitter

AirAsia QZ 8501 black box retrieved

Jan 12, 2015 - 10:58 AM

UPDATED Search and rescue chief: We succeeded in bringing up part of the black box that we call the flight data recorder ; Cockpit voice recorder still missing

In this photo, the tail part of the crashed AirAsia plane is is seen aboard the Crest Onyx ship, after it was hoisted from the Java Sea, in the waters off Kumai, Pangkalan Bun, Central Borneo, Indonesia, 11 January 2015. Zulkarnain/EPA

Black box of doomed AirAsia QZ8501 found

Jan 11, 2015 - 8:58 PM

2ND UPDATE Indonesia s Directorate General of Marine Transport says the black box of the doomed AirAsia flight QZ 8501 has been found; retrieval attempt on Monday January 12

SEARCHING. Indonesian navy ship 'KRI Sultan Hasanudin' is seen through the window of a Super Puma helicopter during a search operation for AirAsia flight QZ8501 over the Java sea on January 7, 2015. Beawiharta/Pool/AFP

Indonesia zeroes in on crashed AirAsia plane's black boxes

Jan 11, 2015 - 1:46 PM

Strong ping signals are coming from the seabed less than one kilometer 0 6 miles from where the tail of the plane was found Malaysian Navy chief Abdul Aziz Jaafar says in a post on Twitter

LIFTED TO SURFACE. Part of the tail of AirAsia flight QZ8501 floats on the water's surface as Indonesian Navy divers conduct search operations for black boxes of the aircraft in the Java sea on January 10, 2015. Adek Berry/AFP

Tail of crashed AirAsia plane lifted from seabed

Jan 10, 2015 - 3:32 PM

UPDATED Indonesian authorities say floating balloons were used to lift the tail to the surface but apparently without the crucial black box recorders

LIFTED TO SURFACE. Part of the tail of AirAsia flight QZ8501 floats on the water's surface as Indonesian Navy divers conduct search operations for black boxes of the aircraft in the Java sea on January 10, 2015. Adek Berry/AFP

Indonesian divers chase crashed AirAsia black box pings

Jan 10, 2015 - 2:42 PM

The search for the black boxes takes a frustrating twist when authorities realized the pings were likely coming away from the plane s tail found 10 days after the crash

POOR VISIBILITY. Part of the crashed AirAsia Flight QZ8501, with the recognizable first parts of its logo, laying on the sea floor. Photo from Basarnas/EPA

Mengulik kerja tim DVI AirAsia

Jan 09, 2015 - 3:27 PM

Salah satu metode primer yang sangat membantu identifikasi selain DNA adalah rekam gigi Bagaimana prosesnya?

Gerombolan wartawan mencoba mengambil gambar keluarga korban AirAsia QZ8501 di Crisis Center Bandara Juanda, Surabaya, pada 29 Desember 2014. Foto oleh Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Hingga Jumat, total jenazah AirAsia menjadi 48

Jan 09, 2015 - 2:23 PM

Hingga Jumat siang tim belum berhasil menentukan lokasi dari kotak hitam sehingga muncul kekhawatiran kotak hitam telah hancur akibat benturan

Gambar potongan ekor pesawat AirAsia QZ8501 yang dirilis oleh Basarnas pada 7 Januari 2015. Foto oleh EPA

Tim SAR angkat ekor pesawat AirAsia Jum'at

Jan 08, 2015 - 11:00 PM

Tim SAR gabungan temukan empat jenazah lagi sehingga jumlah berhasil dievakuasi menjadi 44

Gambar potongan ekor pesawat AirAsia QZ8501 yang dirilis oleh Basarnas pada 7 Januari 2015. Foto oleh EPA

Kebijakan Jonan atur tarif bawah tiket pesawat tak masuk akal

Jan 08, 2015 - 5:34 PM

Menurut Jonan tiket pesawat murah adalah salah satu faktor penyebab kelalaian maskapai penerbangan dalam menjaga keselamatan penumpang

Menteri Perhubungan Ignasius Jonan saat konferensi pers terkait hilangnya pesawat AirAsia QZ8501 di Bandara Juanda, Surabaya, pada 28 Desember 2014. Foto oleh EPA

Pencarian blackbox AirAsia QZ8501 terhambat jarak pandang bawah laut

Jan 08, 2015 - 12:20 PM

Jarak pandang yang rendah itu disebabkan oleh arus yang cukup kuat dan juga kondisi dasar laut yang berlumpur

Gambar potongan ekor pesawat AirAsia QZ8501 yang dirilis oleh Basarnas pada 7 Januari 2015. Foto oleh EPA

Basarnas pastikan ekor pesawat AirAsia QZ8501 telah ditemukan

Jan 07, 2015 - 1:49 PM

Pencarian korban semakin sulit Basarnas alihkan pencarian ke serpihan pesawat

A handout picture released by the Indonesian Search And Rescue Agency (Basarnas) on Jan. 7,  2015, shows a part of the crashed AirAsia Flight QZ 8501 laying on the sea floor, off Pangkalan Bun, Central Borneo. Photo by EPA

Indonesia expands search for AirAsia crash victims

Jan 05, 2015 - 11:34 AM

As the massive relief operation enters its 9th day officials are hopeful for a break in poor conditions to send divers down to the area where large parts of the crashed Airbus A320 200 have been found

Members of an Indonesian search and rescue team carry items for investigation, after being delivered by a Singapore Super Puma helicopter from the RSS Persistence in Pangkalan Bun on January 4, 2015. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

AirAsia plane may have managed to ditch: experts

Jan 01, 2015 - 7:50 PM

Experts say the results of the initial phase of search and rescue operations suggest the pilot may have conducted an emergency water landing before the plane was overcome by high seas

TRAGIC FLIGHT. Members of an Indonesian search and rescue team prepare to set off to search at sea for missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Manggar in East Belitung on December 30, 2014. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

AirAsia plane search, Seniang death toll, Bilibid probe | The wRap

Dec 31, 2014 - 6:45 PM

The story of 2 families who missed that fatal AirAsia flight Seniang death toll rises to at least 53 The justice department orders: demolish VIP jail cells in the Philippines

AirAsia plane search, China blocks Gmail, tropical storm Seniang | The wRap

Dec 30, 2014 - 9:05 PM

Search teams recover 40 bodies of Air Asia passengers from the sea China blocks all access to Gmail Landslides and floods from Tropical storm Seniang kill at least 30 in the Philippines

Dialog JK dengan keluarga penumpang, dan secercah harapan di perairan Belitung

Dec 29, 2014 - 9:21 PM

Menurut Basarnas ada segumpal minyak di Perairan Belitung Masih ada harapan

MENUNGGU. Keluarga korban menunggu kabar kepastian sanak saudara mereka yang menumpang pesawat Air Asia QZ8501. Pesawat itu hilang kontak pada Minggu, 28 Desember 2014/Rappler

AirAsia plane search, Bilibid probe, tax exemption | The wRap

Dec 29, 2014 - 9:05 PM

The search for the missing AirAsia plane continues The Justice secretary sacks more prison officials Some Filipino workers’ benefits are now tax exempt

Missing AirAsia plane no MH370 mystery: Australia PM

Dec 29, 2014 - 2:20 PM

MH370 as things stand is one of the great mysteries of our time It doesn t appear that there s any particular mystery here Abbott says

An AirAsia plane arrives at Changi airport terminal in Singapore on December 28, 2014. Rescuers scoured the sea for AirAsia Flight QZ 8501, carrying 162 people, which went missing in bad weather December 28 en route from Indonesia to Singapore, the third crisis for a Malaysian carrier this year. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

AirAsia shares hit in Malaysia after jet loss

Dec 29, 2014 - 10:58 AM

2ND UPDATE But an expert says investors and creditors will remain firmly behind AirAsia which has grown to become Asia s most successful budget airline

AIRASIA. This picture taken on February 15, 2012 shows an AirAsia airplane flying over the Sukarno-Hatta airport in Tangerang. Adek Berry/AFP

Duka selimuti keluarga penumpang dan kru AirAsia QZ 8501

Dec 29, 2014 - 9:52 AM

Keluarga dan kerabat penumpang dan kru AirAsia 8501 menunggu kabar baik Berikut kisahnya

Keluarga dan kerabat penumpang AirAsia QZ 8501 menanti kabar di Bandara Juanda, Surabaya, pada 28 Desember 2014. Foto oleh Fully Handoko/EPA

Britain confirms one of its nationals on missing AirAsia jet

Dec 28, 2014 - 6:03 PM

We have been informed by the local authorities that one British national was on board Their next of kin has been informed and we stand ready to provide consular assistance says the British Foreign Office

People wait at the AirAsia check-in counter at Changi Airport in Singapore, 28 December 2014. after Air Asia flight QZ 8501 went missing. Photo by Wallace Woon/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: AirAsia Flight QZ8501

Dec 28, 2014 - 4:24 PM

UPDATED AirAsia flight QZ 8501 on a routine flight from Surabaya Indonesia to Singapore went missing early Sunday December 28 with a total of 162 people on board Bodies and debris have been recovered This is what we know so far

White House monitoring missing AirAsia situation

Dec 28, 2014 - 3:01 PM

The president has been briefed on AirAsia Flight 8501 and White House officials will continue to monitor the situation says White House spokesman Eric Schultz

File photos of the White House. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON

Indonesia, Singapore lead search ops for AirAsia plane

Dec 28, 2014 - 2:28 PM

Transportation Minister Ignasius Johan said the plane s last position was detected near Tanjung Pandan Belitung not far from the coast line ”

EPA file photo

'Not again': Prayers, sadness over missing AirAsia plane

Dec 28, 2014 - 2:17 PM

Malaysia based AirAsia changes its logo from bright red to gray

Screenshots from Facebook

AirAsia jurusan Surabaya-Singapura hilang kontak

Dec 28, 2014 - 12:26 PM

AirAsia Indonesia telah mengkonfirmasi bahwa pesawat bernomor QZ 8501 hilang kontak dengan kontrol lalu lintas udara pada pukul 07:24 pagi ini