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Air Asia QZ8501: Timeline of disappearance

The Indonesian transport ministry has released a timeline showing the events leading to the disappearance of Air Asia flight QZ8501, reports Detik.com.

6.12 am WIB (Western Indonesian time - 7.12am Singapore time) - The flight requests permission to avoid clouds around it, then requests to go up to 38,000 feet 

6.16am WIB - The flight is still detectable on radar

6.17am WIB - Flight drops off radar, loses contact with air traffic control

6.18am WIB - Realisation that the flight has dropped off radar and possibly gone off the flight path. 

 

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