The operation to recover the victims of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 disaster continues today as families of the 162 people on board mourn their loss.
The first victims' coffins have been returned to land
Officials fear some bodies may wash up on beaches
The salvage operation has been delayed by bad weather
The last traces of hope disappeared yesterday when bodies were spotted floating in the Java Sea alongside suitcases, lifejackets and wreckage, confirming fears that the plane had crashed.
Investigators are trying to piece together the fatal final minutes of the Airbus A320, as it flew through storms on its way from Surabaya, in Indonesia, to Singapore on Sunday.Reuse content