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    At Least 45 Dead as Military Plane Crashes in Indonesian City Medan (VIDEO)

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    Indonesian Air Force Hercules C-130 crashed in a residential area in the city of Medan on Sumatra Island.

    At least 45 people died in the crash, according to local medics.

    Pesawat Hercules jatuh di jl jamin ginting medan beberapa menit yg lalu……. #pesawat #hercules #jamin_ginting #medan

    Видео опубликовано tri wiratama (@triwiratama) Июн 29 2015 в 11:53 PDT

    The plane with 12 crew members and an unknown number of passengers crashed minutes after taking off, hitting a local hotel and cars. Reportedly, the pilots wanted to return to the base as they detected a problem. Five kilometers away from the base, the plane turned around and crashed.

    Flames engulfed the plane. Emergency services rushed to the scene.

    #BanjoImages: military cargo plane crashed into residential neighborhood in #Medan #Indonesia (���� @kavanoz_dibi)

    Видео опубликовано Banjo (@banjoapp) Июн 29 2015 в 11:38 PDT

    Ten years ago a Mandala Airlines Boeing-737 crashed into a residential hood in Medan, killing 143 people.

    Details to follow.

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    Plane crash, plane, casualties, crash, Hercules C-130, Red Cross, Medan, Indonesia, Sumatra
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