Joint SAR Team Locate Missing Cargo Plane in Papua, Recover 4 Bodies

Wahyu Dwi Anggoro    •    01 November 2016 19:03 WIB
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Joint SAR Team Locate Missing Cargo Plane in Papua, Recover 4 Bodies
The cargo plane crashed in a mountainous area of Papua province (Photo: Basarnas)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: A joint search and rescue team located the missing cargo plane in Papua province this morning.

"All four crew members were found dead," said a press release from the National SAR Agency (Basarnas) on Tuesday (11/1).

The team evacuated the bodies with a helicopter. They recovered all bodies before noon.

The DHC4 Caribou plane went missing on Monday (10/31). The plane lost contact during a flight from Timika to Iliga.

The plane is owned by the Puncak regency administration.  It is the main logistic transportation in the regency.


(WAH)