Six killed in plane crash in East Timor


JAKARTA: A Russian-made cargo plane with a crew of six crashed into mountains in East Timor yesterday. 

 

All six Russian crew members were feared dead, the United Nations said in a statement. 

 

It said the Ilyushin-76 aircraft crashed in in poor visibility near Baucau airport, about 100km from east of the capital Dili.  

 

The plane was believed to be carrying equipment for a Timor Telecom. – Reuters  

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