Indonesia fails again to retrieve jet fuselage

January 25, 2015 8:49 PM

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Indonesia fails again to retrieve jet fuselage

JAKARTA: Indonesian salvage teams failed again on Sunday to retrieve the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 from the seabed after a sling snapped during a sudden change in the weather, officials said.

In the past two days the teams have been using giant inflatable bags to raise the fuselage, which lies in the Java Sea at a depth of around 30 meters, to make it easier to find bodies believed trapped inside. On Sunday they managed to lift the fuselage to the surface for only two minutes before the ...

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