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flynerd
21st Jun 2012, 10:01
From Associated Press..

BREAKING: Indonesian air force plane crashes into housing complex in eastern part of the capital.

jfkjohan
21st Jun 2012, 10:05
AP continues to say 8 houses on fire, and crash was near the Halim airforce base.

camel
21st Jun 2012, 10:15
Hearing its a F27

pilotgendeng
21st Jun 2012, 10:51
detikNews : Ini Dia Penampakan Fokker Jelang Jatuh Hingga Timpa Rumah Warga (http://news.detik.com/read/2012/06/21/155153/1947376/10/ini-dia-penampakan-fokker-jelang-jatuh-hingga-timpa-rumah-warga?nd992203605)

hetfield
21st Jun 2012, 11:21
Yes F-27 according dpa

http://www.abendblatt.de/multimedia/archive/01192/flugzeugunglueck_H_1192021c.jpg

Lonewolf_50
21st Jun 2012, 15:11
At least 6 die as Indonesia air force plane crashes into Jakarta housing complex - World News (http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/21/12332284-at-least-6-die-as-indonesia-air-force-plane-crashes-into-jakarta-housing-complex?lite)

Fokker cited in above article.
Alwi, an official at the East Jakarta Fire Brigade, said the Fokker 27 turboprop aircraft went down near a street within Halim Perdanakusuma air base. The accident happened at 2:45 p.m. local time (2:45 a.m. ET).

Heathrow Harry
21st Jun 2012, 16:09
BBC News - Indonesia air force plane crashes in Jakarta (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18530580)


BBC - website has some film from crash site


At least 10 people have been killed after an Indonesian air force plane crashed into a housing complex in the east of the capital, Jakarta.
Seven people on board the plane died, as well as two children and an elderly woman on the ground.
The Fokker 27 turboprop aircraft was on a routine training flight when it came down near the Halim Perdanakusuma military airstrip.
The plane split in two as it hit the ground, sending flames into the air.
Still pictures broadcast by a local TV network showed the plane's tail on top of a charred house.
"All seven crew and three people on the ground were killed," air force spokesman Colonel Agung Sasongko Jati told reporters.
The plane, which was on a training exercise, hit the Rajawali residential complex at 14:45 local time (07:45 GMT).
An official at the air force hospital said that more than 10 people, including some children, were being treated for injuries after the crash, AP reports.
Military spokesman Iskandar Sitompul told AFP news agency that the plane was more than 20 years old.
Indonesia relies heavily on air transport and has a poor aviation safety record.
On 9 May a Russian Sukhoi Superjet plane crashed into mountains in Indonesia, killing all 45 people on board.
In 2009, 24 people died after a military plane, also on a training flight, crashed and caught fire at an airport in West Java.

nasirrakhangi
21st Jun 2012, 16:09
First video, stills of Fokker F-27 plane crash in Jakarta, Indonesia - YouTube

Pontius Navigator
21st Jun 2012, 16:34
Indonesia relies heavily on air transport and has a poor aviation safety record.

On 9 May a Russian Sukhoi Superjet plane crashed into mountains in Indonesia, killing all 45 people on board. In 2009, 24 people died after a military plane, also on a training flight, crashed and caught fire at an airport in West Java.

So 3 crashes in 3 years in what can be a hostile environment supports the accusation of a poor safety record.

Lonewolf_50
21st Jun 2012, 18:35
Pontius, I suspect that most journos don't take the time to understand "mishaps per X hours" or "mishaps per X sorties" metrics.

They count the hits and ignore the misses.