Indonesian military says air force plane crashes in residential neighbourhood of Medan

by The Associated Press Posted Jun 30, 2015 12:06 am MDT Indonesian military says air force plane crashes in residential neighbourhood of Medan city AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email JAKARTA, Indonesia – An Indonesian air force Hercules C-130 plane crashed Tuesday into a residential neighbourhood of Medan city in Sumatra.There was no immediate word of casualties but a local radio station, El Shinta, reported that the plane hit houses.Indonesian television broadcast images from the city of a downed aircraft in flames.Air force spokesman Dwi Badarmanto said the crash occurred a few minutes before midday after the plane took off from a Medan airport.He said a rescue effort was underway. read more