AirAsia search-and-rescue effort becomes a recovery operation

By William Wan, Daniela Deane, Brian Murphy, December 31, 2014

BEIJING — With the discovery of floating wreckage and bodies Tuesday in waters off Indonesia, the massive search-and-rescue effort for a missing AirAsia jet now turns into a recovery operation.Crews mobilized Wednesday morning to pull more bodies from the Java Sea and to comb underwater for the main fuselage and flight recorders, which represent their best chance of figuring out why the plane crashed.Read full article >>