Indonesia believes it has found AirAsia plane on sea bed

December 31, 2014 6:29 AM

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SURABAYA, Indonesia/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian rescuers believe they have found the wreck of a crashed AirAsia plane on the ocean floor off Borneo, after sonar detected a large, dark object beneath waters where debris and bodies were found floating.

Ships and planes had been scouring the Java Sea for Flight QZ8501 since Sunday, when it lost contact during bad weather about 40 minutes into its flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore.

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