AirAsia Plane Carrying 155 Passengers Missing Over Java Sea

J.K. Trotter · 12/28/14 12:37AM

The flight carrier AirAsia has confirmed that a passenger jet carrying 155 passengers and 7 crew members went missing on Sunday morning amidst heavy storms over the Java Sea. Originating in Surabaya, Indonesia, flight number QZ8501 was en route to Singapore when it ceased communication with air traffic controllers around 7:24 a.m. Western Indonesian Time.