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Officials: Engine Failure Doomed Indonesian Military Plane

Indonesian authorities say engine failure likely doomed the military transport plane that crashed into a residential neighborhood on the island of Sumatra this week, killing at least 141 people. Air force officials said Thursday initial findings indicate a propeller malfunctioned and that the Hercules C-130 failed to gain enough speed shortly after taking off from an air base in the town of Medan. Eyewitnesses reported seeing the 51-year-old plane emitting smoke and flames as it made a...

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