View of sea and land from Indonesian military plane search for AirAsia QZ8501
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AirAsia QZ8501: First footage from search site

A BBC correspondent on board an Indonesian military plane searching the Java sea for any sign of the missing AirAsia airliner says search teams have seen oil slicks in the water.

The authorities have not been able to confirm whether they are from the missing airliner.

The Indonesian military have been searching the Java sea near the island of Belitung where authorities believe AirAsia QZ8501 was when it lost contact with air traffic control in Jakarta.

Earlier, the head of Indonesia's search and rescue agency said the plane was likely to be at the bottom of the sea.

  • 29 Dec 2014
  • From the section Asia
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