Here is the latest news on the missing Air Asia flight QZ8501 from newswires in Asia.
Australian planes spot objects in sea in AirAsia search area, Indonesian official says. – @AP
Jakarta’s Air Force base commander, Rear Marshal Dwi Putranto, says he was informed Monday that an Australian Orion aircraft had detected suspicious objects near Nangka island, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Pangkalan Bun, near central Kalimantan, or 700 miles (1,120 kilometers) from the location where the plane lost contact.
Indonesia accepts Singapore’s offer of specialists and underwater detectors to assist in locating missing AirAsia plane. – @ChannelNewsAsia
German insurer Allianz confirms it is lead re-insurer to the missing AirAsia plane that went missing; company was also lead liability insurer for Malaysia Airlines. – @Reuters