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Indonesian Military Plane Crashes, Killing All 13 Aboard

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An Indonesian military plane crashed into a mountain near Wamena, Papua, Sunday, killing all 13 people on board. The statement from the Indonesian Air Force sent to VOA said that the Hercules C-130 plane was carrying 12 tons of food supplies from Timika to Wamena, a distance of about 200 kilometers (125 miles), and some other areas (Jayapura, Merauke, Biak) when it crashed. The plane left Timika around 5:45 a.m. local time and was to arrive in Wamena around 6:15 a.m. local time. Just...

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