Saturday, July 2

No Bangladeshi on missing AirAsia flight


There was no Bangladeshi citizen on board the missing Air Asia flight carrying 155 people from Indonesia, which lost contact with air traffic control today.

Flight QZ 8501, an Airbus 320-200, lost contact with the Jakarta air traffic control tower at 6:17 am (2317 GMT), Indonesian Transport Ministry official Hadi Mustofa told media.

Indonesian media said 156 Indonesians, three people from Korea, and one each from Singapore, Franch and Malaysia were on board, according to BBC.