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Air force`s training plane crashes in E Java`s Malang

10th February 2016 | 2.807 Views
Malang, E Java (ANTARA News) - A Super Tucano single-turboprop aircraft of the Indonesian Airforce crashed at a densely-populated area of LA Sucipto Blimbing road in East Java city of Malang on Wednesday at 10.40 am local time, a witness said.
Ananda, whose house is not so far from the area where this Air Force training plane crashed, said he saw the aircraft hovering with loud sounds before falling to the ground. The number of casualties remain unreported, he said.
Major Sus Hamdi Londong Alu of the Abdurrahman Saleh Air Base confirmed this plane crash but he said he could not yet elaborate the impact of this accident.
Due to this accident, the traffic congestion occurred at the Blimbing road and its surrounding area.
A number of ambulances and fire brigade trucks were deployed to the crash site. ]
Among the people who got rushed to the Syaiful Anwar General Hospital were the pilot and co-pilot, and a local resident named Mrs. Pujianto.(*)