Air Asia Flight QZ 8501 Surabaya to Singapore with 161 passengers missing
Around 6:17am local time Air Asia flight QZ 8501 Surabaya to Singapore. Plane asked for an unusual route before it got lost contact the plane is a Airbus A320–200 with 161 load of passengers plus 6 crews.
As the new happens Air Asia social media accounts updated their profile photos from bright Red Logo to a Grey. Air Asia posted updates:
The captain in command had a total of 6,100 flying hours and the first officer a total of 2,275 flying hours
There were 155 passengers on board, with 138 adults, 16 children and 1 infant. Also on board were 2 pilots and 5 cabin crew.
Nationalities of passengers and crew onboard are as below:
- 1 Singapore
- 1 Malaysia
- 1 France
- 3 South Korean
- 156 Indonesia
for a live feed update visit the Reddit live.
This is a really sad new lets all hope and pray. Search and rescue efforts are currently underway.