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Indonesian Air Force Plane Crashes in Medan, Killing at Least 20

June 30, 2015 8:24 AM
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Indonesian Air Force Plane Crashes in Medan, Killing at Least 20

The crash of the Hercules occurred not long before midday and just two minutes after the transport plane took off from Soewondo air force base.

Air Marshall Agus Supriatna, the air force chief, said the pilot told the control tower that the plane needed to turn back because of engine trouble.

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David Ecale

June 30, 2015 8:25 AM

If this particular aircraft was placed in service in 1964, then it was over 50 years old. The question now is a review of the maint. logs and (probably not present) flight data and voice recorders.

Harlin Smith

June 30, 2015 8:25 AM

Imagine that

Another

June 30, 2015 8:25 AM

airplane crash in Indonesia?