Indonesia's Sea and Coast Guard ship during a search and rescue operation as they search for the missing AirAsia plane on Dec. 31.
Bagus Indahono—EPA
By NBC News
December 31, 2014

Indonesian rescue teams said Wednesday they may have found the wreck of a downed AirAsia plane on the ocean floor off Borneo, as bad weather hampered search and recovery efforts.

Hernanto, head of the search and rescue agency in Surabaya, told Reuters that believed they had found the plane on the sea bed with a sonar scan in water 100-165 feet deep. AirAsia Chief Executive Tony Fernandes later told reporters that there was “nothing confirmed.”

Ships and planes from a number of nations are scouring the Karimata Strait, which divides Sumatra and Borneo, for AirAsia Flight QZ8510…

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