AirAsia flight search LIVE Update: Debris in Java sea is from AirAsia flight, Indonesia officials confirm
05:07 pm: Debris in Java sea is from missing AirAsia flight QZ8501, Indonesia officials confirm.
04:06 pm: AirAsia QZ8501: Three bodies recovered
Of the six spotted bodies of the victims, three were reportedly retrieved by an Indonesian warship, KRI Bung Tomo.
3:33 pm: INDONESIA RECOVERS 40 BODIES AT SEA FROM MISSING AIRASIA JET
Forty bodies have been recovered at sea from the AirAsia jet that went missing on Sunday, Manahan Simorangkir Kadispenal, a spokesman for Indonesia’s navy.-(Reuters)
3:10 pm: AT LEAST 40 BODIES RECOVERED FROM THE WATER BY INDONESIAN NAVAL VESSEL-(DAILYMAIL.CO.UK)
2:15 pm: BODIES, DEBRIS FROM MISSING AIRASIA PLANE PULLED FROM SEA OFF INDONESIA
Indonesian rescuers searching for a missing AirAsia plane carrying 162 people pulled bodies and wreckage from the sea off the coast of Borneo on Tuesday as relatives of those on board broke down in tears on hearing the news.-(Reuters)
1:28 pm: BODIES FOUND NEAR SITE WHERE AIRASIA PLANE DISAPPEARED
Indonesian officials coming off a helicopter on Borneo island said they have recovered several bodies floating in waters near where the missing AirAsia flight was last seen. Images on local television showed at least one bloated corpse.
The bodies, swollen but intact, were brought to an Indonesian navy ship, National Search and Rescue Director SB Supriyadi told reporters in the nearest town, Pangkalan Bun. The corpses did not have life jackets on.-(Associated Press)
1:18 pm: INDONESIA CONFIRMS MISSING AIRASIA FLIGHT CRASH
1:12 pm: 95 PER CENT SURE DEBRIS OFF KALIMANTAN COAST IS FROM MISSING AIRASIA JET: INDONESIAN SEARCH AND RESCUE AGENCY CHIEF
Indonesia’s search and rescue agency chief said he was 95 per cent certain debris sighted off Indonesia’s Kalimantan coast was part of the AirAsia jet presumed to have crashed two days ago. “I am 95 per cent sure that the location pictured is debris suspected to be from the aircraft,” Indonesia Search and Rescue Agency chief Soelistyo told reporters.-(Reuters)