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Indonesia Military Plane Crash Prompts Calls for Fleet Modernization

Indonesia's air force on Tuesday grounded its fleet of aging Hercules cargo planes after a C-130B crashed into a residential neighborhood the previous day in the city of Medan on Sumatra. More than 140 bodies have been recovered from the site. The accident is prompting calls in Indonesia for a badly needed modernization of military aircraft in the name of safety. Indonesia's president, Joko Widodo, is vowing to replace all old military planes after the tragedy in Medan, the latest...

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