First funeral on January 1, more bodies recovered

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First funeral on January 1, more bodies recovered


The new year brings nothing but grief for the relatives of AirAsia Flight QZ8501: bad weather hampers the search for victims as relatives hold the first funeral for a female passenger. At the end of Day 5, 9 bodies have been retrieved in the search for the Airbus A320-200, which disappeared from radar during a storm Sunday. It was flying from Surayabaya, Indonesia’s second largest city, to Singapore. 162 people were onboard the plane.

An analyst also says the missing emergency locator transmitter could show that the plane may have successfully landed on the water. Otherwise, the signal from the transmitter would be working.

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