Air Asia flight QZ8501 bound for SG from Indonesia missing

Air Asia flight QZ8501 was confirmed missing. The flight, Airbus 320-200, is bound for Singapore from Surabaya, Indonesia. The flight has no less than 150 people on board.

“AirAsia Indonesia regrets to confirm that QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact at 07:24hrs this morning,” AirAsia management says on its social networking site account, posted 11:41am local time.

“At the present time we unfortunately have no further information regarding the status of the passengers and crew members on board, but we will keep all parties informed as more information becomes available,” it added.