Case filed after foetus found in AirAsia lavatory; woman says she wasn't aware of pregnancy, passport seized
When an alarm was raised by the cabin crew about the discovery on Thursday, a 19-year-old taekwondo player had admitted that she had lost the foetus. The woman was sent for medical examination, but she refused to undergo tests.
A TransAsia Airways plane with 58 passengers and crew on board cartwheeled into a river shortly after taking off from a downtown Taipei airport on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and leaving about a dozen missing, officials said.
The co-pilot of an AirAsia flight that crashed into the Java Sea last month was at the controls when it went down, killing all 162 people on board
Indonesian divers on Friday finally reached the fuselage of an AirAsia plane that crashed last month, an official said, as four more bodies were recovered from the Java Sea.
Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were "screaming" as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last month, a crash investigator said Wednesday.
Indonesian investigators said they had found no evidence so far that terrorism played a part in the crash of an AirAsia passenger jet last month.
Divers found the black box flight recorders of the AirAsia plane that crashed in the Java Sea with 162 people aboard, the transport ministry said.
Indonesian divers on Sunday found the black box of the AirAsia plane which crashed in the Java Sea a fortnight ago with 162 people aboard.
Ping-like sounds heard in Java Sea where QZ8501 crashed, but unclear if alerts were from AirAsia jet
Underwater ping-like sounds were heard in an area where searchers are scouring the Java Sea for the crashed AirAsia plane.
A look at what's known about the crash and recovery efforts of the AirAsia QZ8501 flight, nearly two weeks after it went down in Indonesia.
Ping signals believed to be from the black box data recorders of crashed AirAsia Flight 8501 were detected on Friday, a senior Indonesian search official said.
Elite Indonesian military divers battled strong currents on Thursday in an effort to reach the submerged tail of crashed AirAsia Flight 8501.
Indonesia's search and rescue chief says divers and an unmanned underwater vehicle have spotted the tail of the missing AirAsia plane in the Java Sea.
Highlighting the depth of Indonesia's air safety problems, the transportation ministry revealed harsh measures on Monday against everyone who allowed AirAsia Flight 8501 to take off without proper permits.
Indonesian naval patrol vessel on Monday found tail of AirAsia QZ8501, the section where the crucial black box voice and flight data recorders are located.
Recovery teams expanded their search in the Java Sea on Monday as they raced to find bodies and wreckage from AirAsia Flight 8501, which they fear have drifted in rough weather.
The weather improved Monday and divers will attempt again to locate large objects on the ocean floor believed to be the fuselage of the AirAsia flight that crashed more than one week ago.
Weather was the "triggering factor" in the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501 with icing likely causing engine damage, Indonesia's meteorological agency.
Indonesia's search and rescue teams on Sunday located a fifth large object on the seabed believed to be of the missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501 plane.
With the weather improving, divers prepared Sunday to examine wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501 in hopes of retrieving the rest of the bodies and finding clues to what caused the plane to crash in stormy weather a week ago.