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AirAsia boss says 'my heart is filled with sadness'

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 16:49

[KUALA LUMPUR] AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes on Tuesday expressed his grief to the relatives of the 162 passengers and crew who were on board Flight QZ8501 after wreckage and bodies were spotted at sea.

"My heart is filled with sadness for all the families involved in QZ 8501. On behalf of AirAsia my condolences to all. Words cannot express how sorry I am," he wrote on Twitter, adding that he was rushing to Surabaya in Indonesia where the plane took off on Sunday and relatives have gathered.

AFP