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More than 100 people are feared dead after an Indonesian air force plane crash

An Indonesian air force plane crashed in a residential area in Sumatra today, killing at least 50 people. The death toll may be greater than 100, officials say; details are still emerging and the number of passengers on board the plane is still unclear. 287 more words

Sumatra, Indonesia: Up To 113 People Feared Dead After Military Plane Crashes Into Empty Residential Buildings In City Of Medan

Al Jazeera — Army spokesman says 113 people were on board when an air force C-130 plane came down and hit buildings in city of Medan. 74 more words


Last Day in Bali

E: I was super excited to finally be feeling better and also sad that our time with Jenny and in Bali was drawing to a close. 619 more words


'Airmageddon' in Indonesia

Military plane crashes in Medan, Indonesia, killing scores of people

All 113 people on board an Indonesian military transport plane that crashed Tuesday in a major city on the Indonesian island of Sumatra are believed to have been killed, according to the country’s air force chief. 119 more words

Disaster Watch

Why Greece 2015 is Not Indonesia 1997

Yesterday, Joseph Stiglitz argued that Greeks should vote “no” on the upcoming referendum to accept or reject the troika’s terms. In response, noted Indonesian scholar and public figure… 686 more words


Indonesia plane crash: 100 feared dead

More than 100 people were feared dead after a military transport plane ploughed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia on Tuesday, in what may be the deadliest accident yet for an air force with a long history of crashes.

Indonesian military plane carrying soldiers' families crashes into neighbourhood, killing at least 49

MEDAN, Indonesia — An Indonesian air force transport plane plowed into a residential neighbourhood in the country’s third-largest city of Medan shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, killing dozens of people. 469 more words