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QZ8501: Search resumes for missing plane

Monday, 29 December 2014.

JAKARTA: Indonesia resumed at dawn today the search for an Indonesia AirAsia plane that went missing in the Java Sea with 162 people on board, a search and rescue official said.

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Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:16

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Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:14

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Airlines, crew show solidarity

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Messages of hope poured in for those onboard missing Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 yesterday, notably from the airline crew who displayed solidarity with their missing brethren.

Airbus pledges help in probe

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:14

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Malaysian passenger’s kin hope plane is found

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:14

KUCHING: DESPITE rumours surrounding the fate of missing Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501, family members of Sii Chuang Huei, the sole Malaysian passenger on board the plane, are clinging to hope that the plane will be found and that they will be reunited.

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Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:14

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Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:14

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