Missing AirAsia flight: Reports of crash not true, search ongoing, says Liow


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  • Sunday, 28 Dec 2014

Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai at a press conference on Sunday.

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SEPANG: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai asked Malaysians to remain calm and not listen to unverified news reports.

When asked to comment on reported news that the missing Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501 had been found crashed in Belitung, Liow confirmed the reports to be false.

"There is plenty of speculation that they have found the plane. At this point in time (5pm) that is not true. We are still looking for the plane," he said.

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