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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

AirAsia Flight 8501 Fuselage Located - Victims Found Holding Hands Amid Wreckage Of Jet


Indonesian search officials have now confirmed they have located the fuselage of AirAsia flight 8501 on sonar radar, upside down on the sea floor.

It comes amid revelations from a pilot involved in the search, that three people killed on the AirAsia flight were holding hands when their bodies were spotted floating in the sea.
 Lieutenant Airman Tri Wobowo, who co-piloted the C130 Hercules aircraft that first saw debris of the plane on Tuesday, said
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‘There are seven to eight people. Three [of them] again hold hands.’
 The chief of Indonesia's search and rescue agency, Bambang Sulistyo, said that two males had been recovered, along with one female who was wearing a flight attendant uniform. .
Officials from Basarnas, Indonesia's search and rescue agency, say the plane wreckage has been located in 24 to 30 metres of water.

Before darkness fell in the area, search teams had also identified a shadow that they believed to be the plane's fuselage. Many of the remaining victims are thought likely to still be on board the aircraft