AirAsia Flight 8501: Searchers Find 2 Large Pieces of Jet Plane

January 3, 2015 3:42 AM

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AirAsia Flight 8501: Searchers Find 2 Large Pieces of Jet Plane

Ships with sensitive sonar equipment found two large sections of AirAsia Flight 8501, Indonesian officials said Saturday.

The objects were found close together at 30 meters in the Java Sea in the sixth day of the operation. Officials told reporters that sonar located the plane parts, which are about 7.2 x 0.5 meters and 9.4 x 4.8 x 0.4 meters long. Weather conditions have stalled an effort to recover the objects.

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