AirAsia QZ8501: Bodies of two pilots found in cockpit, one retrieved

Indonesian rescue personnel from the National Search and Rescue Agency recover a body from the underwater wreckage of the ill-fated Air Asia flight QZ8501 in Java sea. - AFP

JAKARTA: Indonesia's search and rescue agency Basarnas has found the bodies of the two pilots of the crashed Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501, it told a press conference on Friday, according to local news media.

Basarnas chief Bambang Soelistyo said the plane cockpit was found 20m from where the fuselage was located, and the bodies of the pilots were inside, still wearing uniforms and strapped to their seats, reported news portal

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