Search resumes for missing AirAsia plane: official

AFP| Updated: Dec 29, 2014, 05:18 AM IST

Indonesia resumed at dawn Monday the search for an AirAsia plane that went missing in the Java Sea with 162 people on board, a search and rescue official said.

"We have resumed the search for the missing AirAsia plane at 6:00 am. We are heading to east Belitung island," deputy operations chief of the national search and rescue agency Tatang Zainuddin told AFP.