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  • 30 bodies retrieved from Java Sea.  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 9:08 AM ET

    NBC's Kelly Cobiella reports on the latest recovery efforts to retrieve bodies from the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501

  • Officers arrive via helicopter on the Indonesian Navy vessel KRI Bung Tomo as it takes part in search operations on January 1, 2015 for victims and debris from AirAsia flight QZ8501.

    Search teams have been hunting for the wreck of an Indonesia AirAsia passenger jet but bad weather is again hindering the search.

  • PARIS, Jan 2- France's BEA crash investigation agency said a specialist black box search team and equipment arrived on Friday at the search area for the Indonesia AirAsia flight which crashed on Sunday en route from Indonesia to Singapore. The BEA assists in investigation of any air crash involving an Airbus aircraft because the company is France- based.

  • PARIS, Jan 1- France's crash investigation agency said its specialist black box search team and equipment would arrive early Friday at the search area for the AirAsia flight which crashed on Sunday en route from Indonesia to Singapore. France's BEA crash investigation agency assists in the investigation of any air crash involving an Airbus aircraft because...

  • AirAsia jet's black boxes may take a week to find Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 10:41 PM ET
    Indonesian Navy divers carry their gears from a cargo plane during the search operation for the victims of AirAsia flight QZ8501 in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, December 31, 2014.

    An official said it may take a week to find the missing AirAsia jet's black boxes as poor weather hampered search efforts.

  • Questions about AirAsia crash as more bodies found Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 4:22 AM ET
    A member of the Indonesian military reads a map during a search and rescue (SAR) mission over the waters of the Java Sea near Pangkalan Bun, Kalimantan.

    The bulk of the missing AirAsia jet may be on the floor of the Java Sea, which could indicate the aircraft hit the sea bed intact.

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Dec 31- The sheer volume of flights in the skies over Southeast Asia is putting pressure on outdated air traffic control and on pilots to take risky unilateral action in crises such as that possibly faced by AirAsia Flight QZ8501. Pilots who have flown the Indonesia to Singapore route say it's not unusual for delays to requests to increase...

  • Bad weather hampers search for AirAsia wreckage Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 8:02 PM ET
    Members of the Indonesian air forces carry items retrieved from the Java Sea during search and rescue operations for the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 in Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan on December 30, 2014.

    Bad weather hampered the search for the wreckage and black boxes of flight AirAsia QZ8501 after Indonesian rescuers found bodies and debris near Borneo.

  • QZ8501 investigation needs to be independent: Pro  Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    Keith McGuire, instructor at the Viterbi Aviation Safety & Security Program, University of Southern California, outlines his expectations for investigation related to the AirAsia flight.

  • Debris, bodies found in search for missing AirAsia jet Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    Debris, luggage, life vests and bodies have been found during the search for the missing AirAsia flight.

  • AirAsia wreckage found in water  Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    NBC's Katy Tur reports wreckage and bodies have been found from the missing AirAsia flight en route from Indonesia to Singapore.

  • AirAsia: shallow seas don't mean an easy search Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 7:22 PM ET
    Air Force personnel seen aboard Hercules aircraft during a search operation in Selat Karimata, Belitung, Indonesia on December 29, 2014, to find the AirAsia missing plane.

    Just because the missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501 likely crashed into shallow waters doesn't mean finding it will be easy, analysts said.

  • Jim Hall, managing director of Hall & Associates, discusses the effectiveness of the multinational search and explains why modern tracking technology isn't able to locate the jet as of yet.

  • Search for missing AirAsia jet continues  Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    A new day of searching for AirAsia flight QZ8501 is set to resume. Search efforts have so far yielded nothing concrete. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Changi Airport in Singapore.

  • Search underway for AirAsia plane  Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 1:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau discusses the potential impact to aircraft tracking systems and the airlines industry after an AirAsia flight went missing.

  • Officials widen search area for missing AirAsia jet Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 12:47 PM ET

    Missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501 carrying 162 people is thought to have crashed into the sea, an Indonesian rescue agency official has told reporters.

  • Upgrading aircraft tracking technology  Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    With the search for missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 ongoing, CNBC's Phil LeBeau discusses the advancement of better satellite tracking technologies.

  • A plane belonging to Indonesia AirAsia, 49 percent owned by Malaysia- based budget carrier AirAsia, vanished on Sunday on a flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore. Malaysia's only other airline, Malaysia Airlines, was involved in twin air disasters this year with flight MH370 disappearing over the southern Indian Ocean in March and MH17 being...

  • Missing AirAsia plane: No sign of anything  Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    NBC's Katy Tur reports the latest on the search for the missing AirAsia flight en route from Indonesia to Singapore.

  • *Allianz also insurer for lost Malaysia Airlines planes. HONG KONG, Dec 29- German insurer Allianz said on Monday it was the lead re-insurer to the AirAsia jet missing off the Indonesian coast with 162 people on board, making it the third major airline accident it has been involved in this year. "We can confirm that Allianz Global Corporate& Specialty UK is the lead...