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Indonesia: Bodies of downed police plane brought ashore Riau Island01:39

Indonesia: Bodies of downed police plane brought ashore Riau Island

Indonesia, Riau Island
December 4, 2016 at 02:48 GMT -00:00 · Published

Ahmad Hamid, National Search and Rescue Agency Riau Islands Chief (Indonesian): "Not yet. Tomorrow we will prepare it, if we get the position of the wreckage already, we will dive."

Bodies of those that perished after a police plane carrying 13 passengers crashed into Senayan waters were brought back to shore at Riau Island, late Saturday.

The M28 Skytruck police plane took off from Pangkal Pinang in Bangka Belitung province at around 9:30 local time (02:30 GMT) headed for Batam in Riau Kepulauan province. The plane lost contact around 50 minutes into during what was scheduled to be a 90 minute flight.

According to the chief of Riau Island’s Search and Rescue, Ahmad Hamid, emergency services were preparing for a dive search the following morning, once the position of the wreckage had been attained.

Indonesia: Bodies of downed police plane brought ashore Riau Island01:39
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Ahmad Hamid, National Search and Rescue Agency Riau Islands Chief (Indonesian): "Not yet. Tomorrow we will prepare it, if we get the position of the wreckage already, we will dive."

Bodies of those that perished after a police plane carrying 13 passengers crashed into Senayan waters were brought back to shore at Riau Island, late Saturday.

The M28 Skytruck police plane took off from Pangkal Pinang in Bangka Belitung province at around 9:30 local time (02:30 GMT) headed for Batam in Riau Kepulauan province. The plane lost contact around 50 minutes into during what was scheduled to be a 90 minute flight.

According to the chief of Riau Island’s Search and Rescue, Ahmad Hamid, emergency services were preparing for a dive search the following morning, once the position of the wreckage had been attained.

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