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Dozens killed in Indonesian plane crash

AP Video - Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 11:25 EDT

A military plane crash in Indonesia has killed dozens. The plane was carrying 112 people when it went down. The cause of the plane crash remains under investigation.

Associated Press

MAGETAN, Indonesia — An Indonesian military plane carrying more than 100 people crashed into a row of houses and burst into flames, killing at least 98, the latest in a string of accidents plaguing the air force's beleaguered fleet.

Local television flashed footage of fire engulfing the mangled wreckage of the aging C-130 Hercules. Black smoke billowed in the air, as soldiers carried the injured on stretchers to waiting ambulances.

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