Official: 'No chance anyone survived' Indonesian plane crash

August 18, 2015 4:32 AM

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All 54 people on board an Indonesian airliner died when it slammed into a mountain on Sunday, the head of the country's search and rescue agency said.

The flight went missing on Sunday and the wreckage was not spotted until the following day. Search crews' initial efforts to reach the crash site, located in the eastern Indonesian province of Papau, were hindered by rugged terrain and bad weather.

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