Death toll in Indonesia air crash rises to 53: official

18 Aug, 2015 10:15 am

JAKARTA – Indonesian search teams have found the bodies of 53 of the 54 people on board a Trigana Air passenger aircraft that crashed in the mountainous interior of eastern Papua province, a transportation ministry official said on Tuesday.

The National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) was still searching for one infant, Transportation Ministry spokesman Julius Adravida Barata told Reuters by text message. -Reuters

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