Vocabulary: tail (n), to go missing (phrasal verb), current (of an ocean/sea) (n), Black Box (of a plane) (n),
The tail of the plane that went missing on 28th December has been found. The Air Asia plane was travelling from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people. There are no known survivors.
So far only the tail of the plane and 40 bodies have been found.
Experts believe that the strong current of the ocean could be moving the plane under the water. This is why only a small part of it has been discovered.
No one knows why the plane crashed. However, it is known that the plane was travelling through a storm and that the pilot had asked to change direction.
The plane’s “Black Box” was found with the tail. The “Black Box” records what the pilot and crew say. This information could help discover why the plane crashed.