According to emerging reports, the objects suspected to be of missing AirAsia QZ 8501 have been found by a search plane. The plane detected few miscellaneous objects near Nangka island, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Pangkalan Bun, near central Kalimantan, or 700 miles (1,120 kilometers) from the location where the plane lost contact.
Indonesian authorities too confirmed the reports. They said to have identified the objects and apparently confirmed that the objects belong to missing AirAsia Jet.
The flight traveling from Surabaya of Indonensia to Singapore carrying 162 people aboard, including 155 passengers and 7 crew persons, lost contact on Sunday early morning. The Airbus A320 has lost contact with Jakarta air traffic control at 6.17 AM (local time). Before losing contact, the pilot had sought for an unusual route.