Papua residents say they have found crashed plane

2015-08-16 16:08

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Jayapura - Villagers in eastern Indonesia's Papua say that a plane, which went missing in the province on Sunday with 54 people aboard, has crashed, an official said on Sunday.

"The plane has been found [by villagers]. According to residents, the flight had crashed into a mountain. Verification is still in process," said the transport ministry's director general of air transportation, Suprasetyo, who goes by one name.

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