Bad weather hampers bid to reach Indonesian plane crash site

August 18, 2015 2:44 AM

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JAYAPURA, Indonesia: Bad weather hampered efforts on Monday to reach debris in remote eastern Indonesian mountains believed to be from a plane that crashed carrying 54 people and cash worth almost half a million dollars.

More than 250 rescuers had tried to battle through dense forest to reach what is thought to be the wreckage of the Trigana Air plane, which disappeared on Sunday during a short flight in Papua province.

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