Searchers have found parts of the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 in the Java Sea that crashed and went missing on December 28 cnn.com reported.
“Thank God,” said Tonny Budiono, the sea navigation director at the Transportation Ministry, “This is good news for investigators to reveal the cause of the plane crash.” On Tuesday, January 13th, divers located the black boxes news.yahoo.com stated. The black boxes are essential for finding why the plane went down. The black boxes are voice recorders and were found 98 feet in the Java Sea.
The plane was reported missing on December 28th as it went off the radar 42 minutes after it lifted on from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore on December 28th. With the 162 people on board, everyone was killed with 48 bodies recovered cbsnews.com
The tail of the Airbus A320 was recovered over the weekend with strong currents and large waves causing the divers to have a difficult time finding the plane after a 17 day search bbc.com reported. The main part of the plane has been found as on Wednesday, January 14th