13 killed as Indonesian air force plane crashes in Papua: official

An Indonesian air force shipping plane has crashed right into a mountain, killing all 13 folks board, right through a coaching workout in the faraway area of Papua, a seek and rescue company official stated on Sunday.

The Hercules C130 plane had taken off from the town of Timika ahead of crashing close to its vacation spot of Wamena at round 6:15 am native time, stated Ivan Ahmad Riski Titus, operational director of Indonesia’s Seek and Rescue Company.

The crash website on Lisuwa mountain were discovered and the our bodies of the sufferers have been being introduced again to Wamena, he stated.

Air shipping is repeatedly used in faraway and mountainous Papua, Indonesia’s easternmost province, the place land commute is incessantly unimaginable.

Indonesia has a patchy air protection report and President Joko Widodo promised a evaluation of the rustic’s getting old air force fleet ultimate yr after an army shipping plane crashed, killing greater than 100 folks.

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