Crash reported in Indonesia after plane goes missing

Crash reported in Indonesia after plane goes missing
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JAKARTA - Villagers in Indonesia's eastern Papua region reported that an aircraft had crashed, a Trigana Air official said after an aircraft carrying 54 people went missing on Sunday, media reports said.

Operation Director Beni Sumaryanto said the airline had received reports of a crash from a village in the forested and mountainous district of Oksibil, adding that search teams would check that area in the morning, the Kompas and Detik portals reported.

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