Rescuers head to crashed Indonesian plane: official


Rescue teams were heading to the site of an air crash in rugged eastern Indonesia Monday after villagers found the wreckage of a passenger plane which went missing with 54 people aboard, officials said. The plane operated by Indonesian carrier Trigana Air lost contact with air traffic control just before 3:00 pm (0600 GMT) Sunday after taking off from Jayapura, the capital of Papua province, the search and rescue agency said. Officials said initially that villagers in the Okbape district of Papua reported seeing a plane crash.

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Source:: Yahoo News

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