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Indonesia says faulty part, crew action factors in AirAsia crash

Problems with a glitch-prone rudder component and the way pilots tried to respond were major factors in the crash of an Indonesian AirAsia jet last year that killed all 162 on board, investigators said on Tuesday.

Dec 02, 2015, 03:08 AM IST

AirAsia crash: Indonesia officially ends search operations

An Indonesian official Saturday said the search operation for bodies and wreckage of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 has officially come to an end.

Feb 28, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

'90 bodies of AirAsia victims found in Indonesia's waters so far'

Rescuers have found 90 bodies of victims of crashed AirAsia plane from Indonesia's waters, rescuers said Tuesday.

Feb 03, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

Indonesian divers recover 6 more bodies from AirAsia crash

Indonesian divers retrieved six more bodies today from waters around the sunken fuselage of the AirAsia jetliner that crashed last month.

Jan 22, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

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.

Jan 22, 2015, 01:07 AM IST

No signs of sabotage in plane crash: Indonesia investigator

Indonesia's top accident investigator said on Wednesday that there are no indications of foul play in last month's crash of an AirAsia jetliner carrying 162 people.

Jan 22, 2015, 00:23 AM IST

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.

Jan 21, 2015, 22:13 PM IST

AirAsia crash not due to terrorism: Investigators

Indonesian investigators probing the deadly AirAsia crash on Monday ruled out any terror or pilot suicide angle in the tragedy after analysing the cockpit voice recorder to determine what caused the plane to plunge into the Java Sea.

Jan 19, 2015, 22:26 PM IST

AirAsia crash makes case for ejectable black boxes

A long-delayed proposal to outfit commercial airliners with ejectable "black box" recorders may have a better chance of being adopted following the AirAsia crash in the Java Sea, according to three sources at the UN global aviation body.

Jan 08, 2015, 12:40 PM IST

AirAsia crash: Two more bodies, objects spotted as divers join hunt

Rescuers on Tuesday retrieved two more bodies and spotted two new metal objects in their search for the AirAsia plane that crashed nine days ago as divers joined the hunt amid bad weather, but there was still no headway in locating the crucial black box in the Java Sea.

Jan 06, 2015, 22:34 PM IST

Slow progress in AirAsia crash search

Recovery teams made patchy progress Tuesday in the search for bodies from the wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501, finding the remains of just two more victims on the tenth day of operations.

Jan 06, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

AirAsia QZ8501: Daughter of pilot appeals on TV not to blame her father

The daughter of the pilot of AirAsia flight QZ8501, which crashed on December 28 in the Java Sea while flying from Surabaya to Singapore has appealed national TV not to blame her father.

Jan 05, 2015, 23:02 PM IST

Weather 'triggering factor' behind AirAsia crash: Govt agency

Extreme bad weather was the "triggering factor" behind the AirAsia plane crash with icing likely causing engine damage, Indonesia's meteorological agency has said in the first official word on the possible reasons for the horrific incident.

Jan 04, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

AirAsia crash, a week on: Hunt on for more bodies, black box amid bad weather

The ill-fated Flight 8501 that went off radars just after 42 minutes of taking off, was flying to Singapore from Surabaya with 162 passengers

Jan 04, 2015, 08:53 AM IST

Recovery teams narrow AirAsia search

Indonesian recovery teams narrowed the search area for AirAsia Flight 8501 Friday, hopeful they were closing in on the plane`s crash site, with a total of 30 bodies and more debris recovered from the sea.

Jan 02, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

AirAsia crash: First funeral held, bad weather hampers search

Relatives held the first funeral for a victim of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 on Thursday as bad weather hampered efforts to locate the wreckage of the plane which crashed in the sea off Borneo with 162 aboard.

Jan 02, 2015, 00:37 AM IST

US to send second ship to aid search for AirAsia debris

The US Navy plans to send a second ship to help search for wreckage from an AirAsia jet that apparently crashed off the Indonesian coast, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

Dec 30, 2014, 22:32 PM IST