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Indonesia inspects Airbus planes after AirAsia crash probe

Dec 03, 2015 - 8:06 PM

To prevent similar accidents the transport ministry said 18 officials would conduct inspections on the 75 Airbus A320s registered in Indonesia

DEBRIS. A foreign investigator inspects debris from the AirAsia QZ8501 aircraft tail during the recovery mission at Panglima Utar Kumai Harbour in Kumai, Central Borneo, Indonesia, 12 January 2015. EPA/BAGUS INDAHONO

Remember Air Asia crash from Indonesia to Singapore? Gov't to announce probe results

Nov 14, 2015 - 3:31 PM

Indonesia will announce the results of the probe on the plane that crashed during a trip from Surabaya to Singapore

DEVASTATING NEWS. Family members of passengers onboard the missing Malaysian air carrier AirAsia flight QZ8501 react after watching news reports showing an unidentified body floating in the Java sea, inside the crisis-centre set up at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya on December 30, 2014. Photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

French judge to probe AirAsia crash

Jan 31, 2015 - 9:41 AM

A judge will investigate possible manslaughter in connection with the crash that killed all 162 people on board

NEW PROBE. A foreign investigator inspects debris from the AirAsia QZ8501 aircraft tail during the recovery mission at Panglima Utar Kumai Harbour in Kumai, Central Borneo, Indonesia, January 12, 2015. File photo by Bagus Indahono/EPA

Ice may have caused AirAsia crash – gov't agency

Jan 04, 2015 - 10:13 AM

Based on the available data received on the location of the aircraft s last contact the weather was the triggering factor behind the accident says a report from Indonesia s meteorological agency

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

Indonesia pledges AirAsia probe as plane parts found

Jan 03, 2015 - 10:41 PM

Search teams find four large parts of the airline s plane that crashed into the sea last weekend

SEARCH AND RESCUE. An official from Indonesia's national search and rescue agency in Medan, North Sumatra points at his computer screen to the position where AirAsia flight QZ8501 went missing off the waters of Indonesia. Photo by Sutanta Aditya/AFP

AirAsia search in Java Sea graveyard for WWII naval battle

Jan 02, 2015 - 4:27 PM

Old wrecks whether from battles or peacetime disasters have occasionally given false leads to modern searches

SEA SEARCH. The Indonesian Navy vessel KRI Bung Tomo takes part in search operations on January 1, 2015 for victims and debris from AirAsia flight QZ8501 that crashed in the Java Sea.  Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

New year mishaps, AirAsia update, 'thriftier' Filipinos | The wRap

Jan 01, 2015 - 8:35 PM

China stampede fire in Philippines greet 2015 Relatives of AirAsia crash victims give DNA samples to help identify bodies in Indonesia A study shows Filipinos were thriftier in 2014

First AirAsia bodies arrive as bad weather stalls recovery

Dec 31, 2014 - 7:12 PM

The bodies are taken from an air force plane to a military ambulance for transport to a hospital for examination and identification but many exhausted families are left waiting for news as bad weather hampered search efforts

Indonesian military personnel carry coffins of victims recovered from the ill-fated Malaysian air carrier AirAsia flight QZ8501, upon their arrival at the military airbase in Surabaya, East Java on December 31, 2014 after being flown in from Pangkalan Bun, the town with the nearest airstrip to the crash site in Central Kalimantan. AFP PHOTO / JUNI KRISWANTO

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

Search halted for the day for missing AirAsia plane

Dec 28, 2014 - 7:48 PM

UPDATED We ended at 5:30 pm 1030 GMT because it was getting dark says transport ministry official Hadi Mustofa