• AirAsia 8501 and MH370: The differences

     

    http://mashable.com/2014/12/29/differences-between-mh370-airasia/Here are some of the differences between the two events, based on what authorities have publicly disclosed about the AirAsia plane, which lost contact with ground control in Indonesia early Sunday morning, 42 minutes after taking off from Surabaya airport on the way to Singapore with 162 people on board. There has been no suggestion that the AirAsia flight is anything but an accident, meaning the aircraft should have crashed not far from the spot where it fell off the radar. Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry says its pilots asked permission to turn left and fly higher to avoid clouds three minutes before the jet was last seen on radar. Read more…