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Lion Air crash: Pilots struggled to control plane, says Indonesian probe panel

The new Boeing 737 MAX 8 plunged into the Java Sea on October 29, killing all 189 people on board.

Nov 28, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Air Asia crash: Faulty rudder system major factor, says probe report

Ais Asia Airbus A320-200 had crashed in December into the Java Sea. 162 lives people had lost their lives.

Dec 01, 2015, 14:02 PM IST

Indonesia to call off search for AirAsia crash victims

Indonesia will on Sunday end a search for the bodies of 56 people missing from an AirAsia jet that crashed in the Java Sea in December, a national rescue agency official said.

Mar 18, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

AirAsia `not giving up` but hunt for bodies drawing to close

 AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes said Thursday he was not giving up on finding more bodies from one of the airline`s jets that crashed in the Java Sea last year, but flagged the hunt will draw to a close within weeks.

Mar 12, 2015, 10:09 AM IST

Indonesia retrieves last of crashed AirAsia jet fuselage

Indonesia has retrieved the final major part of the fuselage of an AirAsia jet that crashed into the Java Sea in December, killing all 162 people on board, officials said Saturday.

Feb 28, 2015, 13:28 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

AirAsia captain left seat before jet lost control: Report

The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unorthodox procedure when his co-pilot apparently lost control, and by the time he returned it was too late to save the plane, two people familiar with the investigation said.

Jan 31, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

Indonesia to continue AirAsia search operation sans military

Indonesia`s National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) chairman Bambang Soelistyo on Wednesday said an operation to search for bodies of victims and wreckage from the crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501 would continue despite the end of the military`s participation in the mission.

Jan 28, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

New attempt to lift AirAsia jet's fuselage fails as rope snaps

A fresh attempt to lift the sunken fuselage of the doomed AirAsia plane from the Java Sea today failed when a wire rope snapped after the wreckage reached the surface of the water, Indonesian officials said.

Jan 25, 2015, 16:35 PM IST

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.

Jan 24, 2015, 11:14 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 plane climbed at speed `beyond normal` then stalled: Minister

An AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month with 162 people on board had climbed at a speed that was higher than normal and then stalled, Indonesia`s transport minister said Tuesday.

Jan 20, 2015, 18:47 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

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.

Jan 16, 2015, 09:41 AM IST

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.

Jan 15, 2015, 10:56 AM IST

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.

Jan 14, 2015, 16:17 PM IST

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.

Jan 14, 2015, 12:01 PM IST

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.

Jan 14, 2015, 09:52 AM IST

Retrieved AirAsia black box in good condition

 The flight data recorder of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 retrieved Monday is in good condition and is ready to be opened for analysis, Indonesia`s National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) said.

Jan 12, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

Crashed AirAsia jet's black box found, to be retrieved Monday

The crucial black box of the crashed AirAsia jet was today found in the Java Sea stuck under debris from the plane's fuselage and will be retrieved Monday as the major breakthrough in the search raised hopes of unravelling the mystery of the crash soon.

Jan 11, 2015, 20:07 PM IST