SURABAYA, Indonesia— An Indonesian helicopter searching for the missing AirAsia jetliner saw two oily spots in the water Monday, and an Australian search plane spotted objects elsewhere in the Java Sea, but it was too early to know whether either was connected to the aircraft and its 162 passengers and crew. Jakarta's Air Force base commander Rear Marshal Dwi...» Read More
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