Indonesia Requests US Help in Search for Missing Aircraft
The Indonesian government has requested U.S. assistance in the search for AirAsia Flight 8501, according to a Defense Department statement released today.
“The details of that request, which was made through the U.S. State Department, are still being coordinated but could include some air, surface and sub-surface detection capabilities,” Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said in the statement. “We stand ready to assist in any way possible.”
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The flight, which was scheduled from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore, went missing Sunday.
Source : AFPS - view original press release