Malaysia ready to assist in 8501 SAR efforts, says Liow

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KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 28): Malaysia is ready to offer its assistance in the search and rescue (SAR) operations for the missing AirAsia Indonesia Flight QZ8501, according to Minister of Transport, Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

In a statement today, he said that with regard to AirAsia Indonesia Flight QZ8501 from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore, the Indonesian government had commenced search and rescue operations.
 
“We are in contact with our counterparts in Indonesia and Singapore, and stand ready to offer any assistance,” said Liow.