AirAsia Flight has Disappeared


The AirAsia flight QZ8501 has disappeared. The flight took off from Indonesia and was headed to Singapore. According to official Hadi Mustofa, the plane was tasked with taking a rather unusual route before it lost contact.

AirAsia flight number QZ8501 left from Surabaya, Indonesia and with a slightly more than 150 people on board, including crew. A transport official reported to a local media branch that Jakarta air traffic control lost contact with the flight early in the morning after 6:15 am.

AirAsia has already confirmed that they have lost contact with flight QZ8501 . It has been reported that they have begun search and rescue operations already. The flight was supposed to land in Singapore at 8:30 am local time.

The airline is aware that families may be concerned. For immediate response, the airline has created a phone number that families or friends of passengers can call, the emergency number is +622129850801.

By Garrett Jutte
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