Indonesia’s search and rescue (SAR) agency Basarnas indicates that contact was lost with the missing Indonesia AirAsia Airbus A320 aircraft just south of the
Quoting a statement from Soekarno Hatta air traffic control, the agency says the last known aircraft coordinate was 03 09 15 S and 111 28 21 E. This coordinate places the last known location of the aircraft about 16nm south of
Flight QZ8501 was operating on the Surabaya-Singapore route with about 155 passengers and seven crew members aboard when it vanished.
A separate statement from
The aircraft was in the Indonesian Flight Information Region (FIR) when it vanished, 200nm southeast of the Singapore-Jakarta FIR boundary.
The CAAS adds that search and rescue activities have been launched from