Missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 live updates: 'Insufficient evidence' objects spotted in the sea are from missing plane, say officials

Ships and planes from four countries are searching the Java Sea

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There is "insufficient evidence" objects spotted in the sea by Australian planes searching for the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 are linked to the aircraft, officials have reportedly said. According to AFP, the Indonesian vice president, Jusuf Kalla, said the area had been checked and search teams were unable to confirm what was reported. Other latest developments are:



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The missing jet was carrying 162 people and disappeared on Sunday morning whilst travelling from Indonesia to Singapore. The last contact was at 6.17am.

MissingPlaneAirasiaMAP.jpgThe search for the aircraft was expanded today with planes and ships from several countries taking part.

The Foreign Office has confirmed that a British national was on board the plane.