The search for missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501 resumed on Monday, a day after the commercial jet disappeared in Indonesian airspace with 162 people aboard.
AirAsia says it lost contact with the aircraft at 7:24 a.m. Sunday Singapore time (6:24 a.m. in Indonesia).
The missing plane, flying from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore, went missing as it flew over the Java Sea between the islands of Belitung and Borneo.
The pilot reported to ask a clearance from air traffic controller to ascend to FL 380 (38000 ft) to avoid the cumulonimbus cloud (heavy precipitation,downdraughts, updraughts,microburst, hails and thunderstorm trigger cloud).
But according to trusted aircraft tracker site flightradar24 , it says.... AirAsia QZ8501