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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