At least 49 killed in Indonesian military plane crash

Some 113 people were feared dead after a military plane carrying them crashed into the downtown of Indonesia’s North Sumatra capital city of Medan, the country’s Air Force chief said on Tuesday.

The Air Force chief also said that 23 bodies have been identified in Adam Malik hospital in Medan from 49 body bags received by the hospital as of the afternoon.

The Hercules C-130 was carrying 101 passengers and 12 crew members when it went down shortly after taking off from an airport of the northern city.

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