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AIRASIA CRASH

Doomed jet rose to unauthorised altitude rapidly

This was just before it fell into ocean: investigators
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 05:50
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Indonesia won't release a preliminary report on its probe because fact-findings could change rapidly, says Mr Kurniadi.

Jakarta

AIRASIA Flight 8501 climbed to an unauthorised altitude fast and steep before the aircraft fell into the ocean, Indonesian investigators said in their first description of the last moments of the ill-fated plane.

From a cruising altitude of 32,000 feet, the Airbus Group NV