Another passenger jet dissapears… but #QZ8501 is far from the first mysterious plane disaster – @Macfarlane123

How can a passenger jet just disappear? That’s what people are asking after Airasia Flight QZ8501 disappeared en route from Indonesia to Singapore. It’s certainly not the first time a flight has met a mysterious end. Here’s what happened to some other planes that disappeared or crashed amid strange circumstances: 1937: Amelia Earhart disappears during round-the-world flight…

#AirAsia UPDATE:Air controllers denied #QZ8501 to fly higher because of other aircraft in area, gov’t official said – @Macfarlane123

 Sunday after takeoff from the Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, the airline said on its Facebook page. The aircraft was on its submitted flight plan route and the pilot asked for permission from air controllers to fly at a higher altitude due to weather, Bloomberg.com cited Indonesian officials as saying . It…