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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An official with Indonesia's search and rescue agency says an air search for the missing AirAsia jet with 162 people on board has been suspended due to nightfall and will resume Monday morning.
The disappearance of an AirAsia jet en route from Indonesia to Singapore on Sunday is the latest air incident for Indonesia, which has struggled with its air safety record. The sprawling archipelago nation of 250 million people is one of Asia's most rapidly expanding airline markets, but is struggling to provide enough qualified pilots, mechanics, air traffic controllers and updated airport technology to ensure safety. Here's a look at some of the incidents over the past 20 years.