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    Objects resembling emergency slide and debris have been found in AirAsia rescue zone, AFP reports.

    MOSCOW, December 30 (Sputnik) — Items resembling emergency slide have been found in AirAsia rescue zone, AFP reports.

    Indonesian Transportation Ministry official has confirmed the aircraft searching for the missing jet have sighted red and white colored debris off Kalimantan coast, according to Reuters.

    The resque operation for the lost passenger jet has been expanded off the coast of Indonesia today.

    Indonesian TV has released footage of objects in the water, stating they might be parts of the missing aicraft.

    At least 10 pieces of debris, many smaller ones, found in area where #QZ8501 was last detected. pic.twitter.com/Pq5UI8sulh — JL News Alert (@JLNewsAlert) 30 декабря 2014

    It has been three days since the aircraft, with 162 passengers on board, had lost the contact with air traffic control over the Java Sea.

    AirAsia’s Flight QZ8501, flying from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore, was lost Sunday morning. The Airbus A320-200 was carrying 155 passengers, mostly Indonesians, and seven crew members.

    The missing plane did not transmit any distress signals before disappearing from radar screens above the Java Sea.

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