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Aviation officials suspended as Indonesia goes after the guilty of AirAsia flight 8501


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Aviation officials suspended as Indonesia goes after the guilty of AirAsia flight 8501

Progress in concluding the drama of the AirAsia flight that crashed in the sea off Indonesia continues very slowly, as three more bodies are found, and divers continue to wait for better weather.

The bodies bring the total of confirmed dead to 37 on the 162 people on the Airbus, which divers think they have found on the bottom of the ocean.

The plane’s tail fin has now been brought on ship, and along with other debris is suggesting the flight’s end was quick and violent with no room for maneuver for the pilots and crew.

Indonesian authorities continue their investigation, which has suspended a number of airline authority officials, and revealed that AirAsia flight 8501 took off with no latest weather report to guide it to Singapore.

Domestic air companies flying permits have been called in for investigation and companies in violation of them have been told they will be suspended from flying. Indonesian operators have suffered from poor reputations in the past that the government says it is determined to improve.

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