PLANE CAR­RY­ING FOUR MISS­ING IN IN­DONE­SIA

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

JAKARTA: A cargo air­craft with four peo­ple on board has gone miss­ing in In­done­sia’s Papua prov­ince, the trans­port min­istry said yes­ter­day. The DHC-4 Cari­bou was fly­ing from Timika to Ilaga in Papua’s cen­tral high­lands when it lost con­tact around mid­night on Sun­day, said min­istry spokesman Bam­bang Er­van. Plane accidents are com­mon in jun­gle-clad Papua, which re­lies on air trans­port be­cause of lim­ited road net­works. – dpa

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