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AirAsia Faces Contreversy After AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Plane went Missing

AirAsia is in a contreversy as their plane jet #QZ8501 has lost their contacts and is now missing.
 AirAsia,operates more than 180 jets in just over a decade but now faces its biggest ever challenge.

On Sunday, as Indonesia AirAsia report that AirAsia flight QZ8501 with 162 people passenger on board went missing during a flight  bound from  Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore.


Report said that the Pilot of the said plane, asked permission to change course due to bad weather. As they headed at storm clouds, strong winds and lightning.


The plane’s pilot request to the air traffic control to fly on the left side which was approved, but denied to fly 32,000 feet due to traffic and 5 minutes later the flight disappeared from radar,

Indonesia air traffic control said that after an hour of the plane departure, contacts on the plane was lost somewhere in Java Sea between Belitung island and Pontianak, on Indonesia's part of Kalimantan island.

 Search and rescue operations with the Indonesian army as well as Singapore and Malaysia will resumed on Monday morning .

The AirAsian airlines has had a virtually clear safety record until the incident happen on Sunday as compared with competitors like Malaysia Airlines and Indonesian carriers such as Lion Air and Garuda Indonesia which have lost several planes in crashes over the last decade.


AirAsia flight QZ8501,have passengers consist of 1 Singaporean, 1 Malaysian, 1 British, 3 South Koreans and 149 Indonesians, while the crew consists of 6 Indonesians and 1 French (the co-pilot). See the full passenger manifest here.
sources: yahoo, gma, youtube

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