Analysis of radar data shows that Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501 climbed at the extraordinarily fast rate of 6,000 feet per minute before crashing into the Java Sea Dec. 28, Indonesia transportation minister Ignasius Jonan said. Speaking Tuesday at a legislative hearing in Jakarta on the QZ8501 crash and later to reporters, Jonan said the Airbus A320-200 “stalled” after climbing at a speed well beyond it was designed to ascend. “I think it is rare even for a fighter jet to ...

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