Six dead in Fokker-27 crash
Thu, June 21 2012 21:08 | 1265 Views
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Six out of the seven people inside the Fokker-27 plane that crashed near Halim Perdanakusuma airbase on Thursday afternoon have reportedly died, according to Indonesian Air Force First Marshal Asman Yunus at a press conference in Halim Perdanakusuma airbase.
Fokker-27 plane that crashed near Halim Perdanakusuma airbase on Thursday. (ANTARA/Prasetyo Utomo)
"The injured man has been brought to the hospital."
The six people who died in crash are Mayor Heri Setiawan, First Lieutenant Syahroni, Captain Agus SW, Sergeant Mayor Sihmulato, Sergeant Wahyudi and Sergeant Purwo.
Asman said a local resident was also injured in the crash. "The injured man has been brought to the hospital," he added.
The Fokker-27 aircraft of the Indonesian Air Force crashed into the Rajawali housing complex near Halim Perdanakusuma airbase at 2.30 pm West Indonesian Standard Time (WIB). The plane was conducting a routine exercise before it crashed.
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