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August 17, 2015

Indonesian plane crash: Debris spotted in Papua

By Sheila Samples

Indonesian searchers believe they have located debris from an airliner that crashed in a mountainous area with 54 people on board. A search plane spotted the wreckage Monday, but a ground team hasn't yet been able to reach it, said Raymond Konstantin, an official for Indonesia's search and rescue agency. Authorities had said earlier that villagers in a remote area of Indonesia's eastern Papua province reported seeing the passenger plane crash int ...

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Indonesian searchers believe they have located debris from an airliner that crashed in a mountainous area with 54 people on board. A search plane spotted the wreckage Monday, but a ground team hasn't yet been able to reach it, said Raymond Konstantin, an official for Indonesia's search and rescue agency. Authorities had said earlier that villagers in a remote area of Indonesia's eastern Papua province reported seeing the passenger plane crash into a mountain. It's the Southeast Asian nation's third air disaster in less than eight months.

Submitters Website: http://sheilastuff.blogspot.com

Submitters Bio:

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.


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