(CNN) - MH370. MH17. Air Algerie 5017. And now AirAsia QZ8501.
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1. MISSING PLANE
Not again!: Another Asian airliner has gone missing, and officials fear it may be somewhere in the bottom of the Java Sea. AirAsia Flight QZ8501 disappeared in Indonesian airspace with 162 people yesterday. Crews are combing a really large area. But so far, nothing.