(NBC News) An AirAsia flight from Indonesia to Singapore is missing, the airline said in a statement.

“AirAsia Indonesia regrets to confirm that flight QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control at 07:24hrs this morning,” the airline said in a statement.

There are 162 people aboard the Airbus A320-200, Hadi Mustofa, an official of the transportation ministry told Indonesia’s MetroTV, according to The Associated Press.

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