Know Right Now: The Missing AirAsia Jet

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AirAsia QZ 8501 went missing on Sunday morning with 162 people on board.

This is the second time this year a Malaysian airline’s plane has gone missing, the first being Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, which has still not been found.

The plane lost contact with air traffic control, but no distress signal was sent out. Searchers have set out by air and sea, focusing on the area near Belitung island in the Java sea.

The CEO of AirAsia, Tony Fernandes has been tweeting about the disappearance throughout the weekend.

Watch today’s Know Right Now for everything you need to know about AirAsia’s missing jet.

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