Tag: Indonesian airliner

  • Crashed plane ‘was carrying nearly $500,000 in cash’

    Crashed plane ‘was carrying nearly $500,000 in cash’

    Jakarta (IINA) – An Indonesian passenger plane that crashed at the weekend in Papua was transporting about 6.5 billion rupiah ($470,000) in cash to distribute to poor families in the eastern province, a post office official has said. “Four of our personnel were escorting the funds,” said Haryono, the head of Jayapura post office, who…

  • Indonesian plane with 54 onboard missing

    Indonesian plane with 54 onboard missing

    Jakarta:(IANS) An Indonesian airliner with 54 people onboard lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday in the remote eastern region of Papua, the nation’s search and rescue agency said. The Trigana Air Service flight left Sentani Airport in Papua region’s capital Jayapura at 2:22 p.m. and was scheduled to land in the southern town…