Indonesia search team to float AirAsia fuselage

Indonesian salvage teams launched an operation to raise the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 from the sea bed on Saturday as they recovered four more bodies from the wreckage of the crashed jet.

Indonesia will not make public full preliminary AirAsia crash report

Indonesian investigators may release some initial findings next week into last month`s crash of an AirAsia passenger jet that killed 162 people, but the full preliminary report will not be made public, a government official said on Wednesday.

Doomed AirAsia jet's climb echoes Air France disaster

Revelations that AirAsia Flight QZ8501 climbed too fast before stalling and plunging into the sea point to "striking" similarities between the Java Sea accident and the 2009 crash of an Air France jet, analysts said on Wednesday.

AirAsia jet's alarms were 'screaming' before crash: Investigator

Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were "screaming" as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last month, a crash investigator said on Wednesday.

AirAsia jet's alarms 'screaming' before crash: investigator

Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were "screaming" as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last month, a crash investigator said Wednesday.

Doomed AirAsia jet`s climb echoes Air France disaster

 Revelations that AirAsia Flight QZ8501 climbed too fast before stalling and plunging into the sea point to "striking" similarities between the Java Sea accident and the 2009 crash of an Air France jet, analysts said Wednesday.

AirAsia crash probe focuses on human error, plane damage

 Investigators examining the cockpit voice recorder of a crashed AirAsia jet said Tuesday they were considering whether human error or problems with the plane caused the accident, after ruling out terrorism.

Indonesia says no evidence so far of terrorism in AirAsia crash

Indonesian investigators said on Monday they had found no evidence so far that terrorism played a part in the crash of an AirAsia passenger jet last month that killed all 162 people on board.

Indonesia investigators say no evidence so far of terrorism in AirAsia crash

 Indonesian investigators said on Monday they had not found any evidence so far that terrorism was involved in the crash of an AirAsia passenger jet last month that killed all 162 people on board.

Singapore ends AirAsia jet search; vessel returns

 Singapore's search operation to locate the debris of the crashed AirAsia plane came to end today with its ship that found the jet's fuselage in the Java Sea returning back after days of rigorous scouring.

AirAsia crash highlights perils of region`s crowded skies

Caught in stormy weather, the pilot of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 requested to climb to a higher altitude but was not immediately granted permission due to heavy traffic. Soon afterwards, the jet disappeared off the radar. 

Stong currents stop divers reaching AirAsia jet main body

Indonesian divers on Friday again failed to reach the main body of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the sea last month with 162 people on board, as strong underwater currents hampered efforts.

Divers make fresh bid to reach AirAsia jet main body
Divers make fresh bid to reach AirAsia jet main body

Indonesian divers on Friday made a fresh attempt to reach the main body of an AirAsia plane that crashed in the sea last month with 162 people on board, after their initial bid failed due to bad weather and rough seas.

Divers battle against nature in hunt for AirAsia debris

Clinging desperately to underwater ropes, an Indonesian search leader said his divers appeared to be "flying like Superman" as they scoured the seabed in the gruelling quest to recover bodies and wreckage from crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501.

Rough seas stop divers reaching AirAsia jet`s main body

 Indonesian divers Thursday failed to reach the drowned main body of an AirAsia jet that crashed last month, as bad weather and rough seas hampered efforts to reach the remaining victims` bodies. 

Divers hunt for victims in crashed AirAsia jet`s main body

Indonesian divers on Thursday headed to the main body of an AirAsia jet that crashed last month, hoping to recover more victims from the disaster, a day after it was finally located by a navy ship.

Main body of AirAsia jet found, black box contents downloaded
Main body of AirAsia jet found, black box contents downloaded

 A Singapore Navy ship has located the fuselage of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the sea late last month with 162 people on board, the city-state`s defence chief said on Wednesday.

Indonesia investigators hope to get clues to AirAsia crash in days
Indonesia investigators hope to get clues to AirAsia crash in days

Indonesian investigators began examining on Wednesday the black box flight recorders from an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed more than two weeks ago, and hope to unlock initial clues to the cause of the disaster within days.

Divers investigate object thought to be AirAsia jet fuselage

Indonesian divers on Wednesday investigated an object believed to be the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jet and the resting place of most of the victims, after retrieving the black boxes of the plane that went down with 162 people on board.

Indonesia to release AirAsia crash report a year later

 The final report of the investigation into the crash of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 will be published at least one year later, an Indonesian official said here Tuesday.