AirAsia Flight 8501 plummets into the Java Sea mid-flight

On December 28, 2014, 43 minutes into its flight, AirAsia Flight 8501 vanished from radar. With 162 people on board, it would go down as one of the deadliest plane crashes that year. (2:56)

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