Contact with AirAsia flight QZ8501 bound for Singapore from Surabaya lost
By Nurul Azliah Aripin | Yahoo Newsroom – 8 minutes ago
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Indonesia air traffic control lost contact with AirAsia flight QZ8501 bound for Singapore from the Indonesian city of Surabaya was lost on Sunday morning.
Passengers on board include 130 adults, 24 children and one infant. It departed at 5:20 (WIB) on Sunday, according to Indonesia media reports.
The aircraft reportedly lost contact while it was flying over Kalimantan island.
Trikora Hardjo, the general manager of Indonesia's Airport Company, Angkasa Pura II, said that they are still waiting for more information.