AirAsia Indonesia has released details about the 162 passengers and crew on board Flight QZ8501, which has lost contact with the air visitors keep watch over on Sunday.
The Malaysia-primarily based finances airline stated in a statement that there were two pilots; four flight attendants and one engineer on board the Airbus A320-200 plane with the registration choice of PK-AXC.
“The captain in command had a total of 6,a hundred flying hours and the first officer a complete of 2,275 flying hours,’’ it added.
in step with to the statement a hundred and fifty five passengers, together with 138 adults, 16 children and one child, were aboard.
It said that the passengers and crew individuals incorporated one Singaporean, one Malaysian, one French, three South Koreans, and 156 Indonesians.
file says search and rescue operations had been being performed below the guidance of the Indonesia Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
“The aircraft, which used to be flying from Indonesia’s Surabaya to Singapore, was once soliciting for deviation because of enroute weather.
“however, conversation with the aircraft was misplaced whereas it was nonetheless underneath the regulate of the Indonesian Air traffic regulate (ATC.
“The plane had undergone its ultimate scheduled repairs on Nov. sixteen,’’ it noted.
meanwhile, Malaysian high Minister Najib Razak stated the Malaysian govt would assist AirAsia to help to find the missing passenger aircraft.
“i’ve now not received a lot information presently and i will be able to most effective verify that the plane is lacking.
“the federal government will assist AirAsia to search out the missing aircraft,’’ Najib told newsmen in Lipis, Pahang.