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    An AirAsia flight from Surabaya, Indonesia with about 160 people on board lost contact with the traffic control in the airspace.

    MOSCOW, December 28 (Sputnik) — An AirAsia flight from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control, Indonesian Transport Ministry official stated Sunday.

    According to the Transport Ministry official Hadi Mustofa, flight QZ 8501 with 155 people on board, including one British citizen, one citizen of Singapore, one — of Malaysia, three Koreans and 149 Indonesians, took off Sunday morning and lost contact with the traffic control in the airspace of Indonesia, the Straits Times reported.

    The official added that the flight lost contact between Kalimantan and Belitung island.

    The contact with air traffic control was lost in an hour after the plane's takeoff.

    AirAsia QZ8501 Deadly Dive (95)


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