Missing AirAsia jet: Debris, bodies found
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Debris, luggage, life vests and bodies have been found in the search for AirAsia flight QZ8501, which went missing early on Sunday, according to various media reports.
Indonesian officials confirmed that the debris, which was located close to the island of Borneo near the last captured radar message from the missing jet, were from the plane. The country's search and rescue agency has confirmed with NBC that at least six corpses have been found, three of which have been recovered.
The news was initially reported by the AFP news agency, which has also stated that a "shadow" resembling an plane had been spotted on the seabed in the same area. Indonesian television has shown footage of the recovery attempts by rescue teams and has broadcast images of objects floating in the sea.