Photos: Families Await News in Search for AirAsia Flight

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 and its 162 passengers and crew went missing as it jetted from Indonesia to Singapore on Sunday morning, the airline said.

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A relative of the passengers of AirAsia flight QZ8501 weeps as she waits for the latest news on the missing jetliner at a crisis center set up by local authority at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.
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A relative shows a picture of alleged passengers who were traveling on missing Malaysian air carrier AirAsia flight QZ8501 on her mobile phone screen at the airport in Surabaya, East Java, on December 28, 2014.
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CEO of Air Asia Indonesia Sunu Widyatmoko (R), Director of Air Asia Tony Fernandes (C) and the head of Surabaya search and rescue agency Mochamad Hernanto (L) hold a press conference at Juanda International Airport in Sidoarjo town near Surabaya, East Java, on December 28, 2014.
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Family members of passengers of missing Malaysian air carrier AirAsia flight QZ8501 gather at Juanda international airport in Surabaya in East Java on December 28, 2014.
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Jiang Hui, a relative of passengers on board the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that went missing on March 8, 2014, watches a TV news about a missing AirAsia flight QZ8501, during their year-end gathering, at his house in Beijing, China Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. In the third air incident connected to Malaysia this year, an AirAsia plane disappeared on Sunday while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from Surabaya, Indonesia for Singapore.
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Relatives of the passengers of AirAsia flight QZ8501 wait for the latest news on the missing jetliner at a crisis center set up by local authority at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. The AirAsia plane with over 160 people on board lost contact with ground control on Sunday while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from the provincial city in Indonesia for Singapore.
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Family members of passengers of missing Malaysian air carrier AirAsia flight QZ8501 gather at Juanda international airport in Surabaya in East Java on December 28, 2014.
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Family members of passengers of missing Malaysian air carrier AirAsia flight QZ8501 arrive at Juanda international airport in Surabaya in East Java on December 28, 2014. An AirAsia flight traveling from Indonesia to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control with 162 people on board.
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Relatives of the passengers onboard AirAsia flight QZ8501 check the plane's manifest at a crisis center set up by local authority at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.
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Relatives of the passengers onboard AirAsia flight QZ8501, check the plane's manifest at a crisis center set up by local authority at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.
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Air Asia Technician checks the airplane for preparation before take off at Soekarno Hatta International Airport on December 28, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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An airport official checks a map of Indonesia at the crisis center set up by local authority for the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501, at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. The AirAsia plane with 162 people on board lost contact with ground control on Sunday while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from the provincial city in Indonesia for Singapore.
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An unidentifed relative (L) of a passenger on board AirAsia flight QZ8501 bound for Singapore is surrounded by the media as she leaves the holding area at Changi international airport terminal in Singapore on December 28, 2014 .
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Electronic sign boards instructing relatives and next-of-kin to gather at a holding area are placed at the Changi International Airport where AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Surabaya was scheduled to land, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 in Singapore.
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Relatives of the passengers of AirAsia flight QZ8501 comfort each other at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.
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Family members of passengers of missing Malaysian air carrier AirAsia flight QZ8501 arrive at Juanda international airport in Surabaya in East Java on December 28, 2014.
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People walk past a sign board instructing relatives and next-of-kin to gather at a holding area at the Changi International Airport where AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Surabaya was scheduled to land, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 in Singapore.
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A relative of the passengers of AirAsia flight QZ8501 weeps as she waits for the latest news on the missing jetliner at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.
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