Wed, Feb 23, 2005
As Many As 15 Lost
An Indonesian Casa 212 went down on approach to a remote
airfield in the waters off New Guinea Tuesday, killing 15 people
and injuring three others. Officials said pilot reported engine
trouble just before the mishap.
"Five minutes before it was expected to land, the pilot
contacted us. Suddenly, within seconds, the plane fell 500 meters
before the runway," Bela Hafni, told the Reuters news agency by
telephone from Sarmi. Hafni is the airport chief in Sarmi.
The pilot was among those lost, according to Hafni.
Several of the victims were police officers, he said. Survivors
were rushed to the provincial capital, according to police
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