Some Closure For AirAsia Flight 8501, But Still Questions

Indonesian authorities have confirmed they located the wreckage of AirAsia flight 8501. The recovery operation is under way already, with a number of countries contributing resources to aid a difficult effort in high seas. But, questions still remain for both the victims and the airline industry.

AirAsia Flight 8501 Missing; My Second Worst Nightmare

In case you haven’t heard yet, there’s another missing plane.  This time it’s AirAsia’s flight 8501, traveling from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore.  AirAsia is a solid airline with a good safety record.  While it’s still early to rule out any cause at this point, thunderstorms/severe weather are suspected as contributing to the disappearance.