AirAsia flight QZ9501: Tail of crashed plane lifted to surface

AirAsia flight QZ9501: Tail of crashed plane lifted to surface

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - The tail of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea was lifted to the surface on Saturday, according to an AFP photographer aboard a nearby Indonesian Navy ship.

Floating balloons were used to lift the tail - the biggest part of the plane's wreckage found since the crash on December 28 - from the sea floor, the photographer and Indonesian authorities said.

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