Indonesia to end search for AirAsia crash victims

March 18, 2015 5:09 AM

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Jakarta: Indonesia will on Sunday end a search for the bodies of 56 people missing from an AirAsia jet that crashed in the Java Sea in December, a national rescue agency official said.

AirAsia flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic control during bad weather less than halfway into a two-hour flight from Surabaya in Indonesia to Singapore on December 28. All 162 people on board the Airbus A320 were killed.

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