AirAsia QZ8501: Bodies get entangled in aircraft cable, hampering the recovery of bodies

AirAsia QZ8501: Bodies get entangled in aircraft cable, hampering the recovery of bodies
In an operation Monday, seven bodies have been retrieved, to date. - File Photo
JAKARTA: Diving squad assigned to search for bodies of AirAsia Indonesia QZ8501 at the bottom of the ocean are faced with difficulties to bring out bodies considering the aircraft body has shattered into pieces, kompas.com reported.

A diver from Indonesian Divers involved in the search and rescue mission Monday said that one body was found entangled in the aircraft’s body making it difficult to bring the body to the surface.
Search and rescue mission has entered its second day after Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) issued a temporary respite for the diving team, recently.

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In an operation Monday, seven bodies were retrieved. Four bodies have been retrieved and lifted to KN SAR Pacitan vessel.

Three more bodies which were recently retrieved are expected to be brought to the surface soon.

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A total of 26 divers have been assigned to deep sea ocean to locate the remaining bodies of the crashed aircraft.