Bodies of AirAsia aircraft crash victims found at the bottom of the Java Sea

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Indonesian Navy divers have managed to examine the crashed aircraft fuselage of AirAsia and discover the bodies of those killed in the crash, TASS reported.

According to the commander of the navy's Western Fleet, Rear Admiral Widodo, far from the bottom of the Java Sea have been raised the bodies of three victims of the disaster. Divers in the meantime continue the operation to rise to the surface the bodies of passengers. "The weather is favorable today, there is no precipitation, and waves' height is approximately 2 meters. Undercurrent is not so strong," he said. Thus, 56 bodies of the jet crash victims have been recovered. Authorities believe many of the bodies are still inside the fuselage. There were 162 people aboard Flight 8501 when it crashed into the sea December 28 en route from Surabaya, Indonesia's second-largest city, to Singapore. There were no survivors. According to local reports, experts have heard the flight recorders, but have not yet named the cause of the accident. The Indonesian airliner A-320-200 took off from Surabaya to Singapore and air traffic controllers lost contact with the jet around 40 minutes after the takeoff.

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