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Indonesian Investigators Look For Wrecked Plane’s Black Box

Posted May 13th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Dozens of Indonesian and Russian experts scaled through a remote mountainside searching for the flight recorders of a Russian jet that crashed killing all 45 people onboard. Sunday’s search centered around a ravine on Mount Salak near where the plane’s wreckage was found. The site, located some 80 kilometers from Jakarta, is on the side […]

Search Crews Making Progress on Indonesian Volcano

Posted May 12th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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Search crews are slowly making progress on a remote and dormant volcano in Indonesia, recovering the remains of victims of a deadly and mysterious plane crash. More bags containing body parts arrived in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta Saturday, while clearer weather allowed crews to expand their search of the wreckage site on Mount Salak. Helicopters […]

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Russian, Indonesian Officials Pledge to Investigate Crash of Jetliner

Posted May 11th, 2012 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesian and Russian officials have pledged to cooperate in investigating what caused a Russian jetliner to crash into the side of a dormant volcano south of Jakarta earlier this week. Officials say all of the up to 50 passengers on board likely died when the plane slammed into a nearly vertical cliff of Mount Salak […]

Russian, Indonesian Officials Pledge to Investigate Crash of Jetliner

Posted May 11th, 2012 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesian and Russian officials have pledged to cooperate in investigating what caused a Russian jetliner to crash into the side of a dormant volcano south of Jakarta earlier this week. Officials say all of the up to 50 passengers on board likely died when the plane slammed into a nearly vertical cliff of Mount Salak […]

Rescuers in Indonesia Find Bodies Near Wreckage of Russian Jetliner

Posted May 10th, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesian rescuers say they have discovered bodies from a wrecked Russian jetliner on a near-vertical cliff of a dormant volcano south of Jakarta. But authorities say there are no signs of survivors among the estimated 50 people on board, and warn that recovery efforts were hampered Thursday by bad weather and the remoteness of the […]

Rescuers in Indonesia Find Bodies Near Wreckage of Russian Jetliner

Posted May 10th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesian rescuers say they have discovered bodies near the shattered wreckage of a Russian jetliner that crashed into the side of a steep cliff south of Jakarta during a demonstration flight. Officials say rescue operations will continue, but warn there is little chance of finding any survivors among the estimated 50 people aboard the Sukhoi […]

Rescuers in Indonesia Locate Wreckage of Russian Jetliner

Posted May 10th, 2012 at 12:25 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesian rescue helicopters have spotted the wreckage of a Russian jetliner that disappeared Wednesday during a demonstration flight with up to 50 people on board. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said the crashed Sukhoi Superjet 100 was found Thursday on the edge of Mount Salak, a volcanic mountain range south of the capital, Jakarta. “The […]

Rescuers in Indonesia Locate Wreckage of Russian Jetliner

Posted May 9th, 2012 at 11:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Indonesia say they have found the wreckage of a Russian jetliner that disappeared from radar a day earlier with up to 50 people on board. Indonesian air force officials said Thursday a rescue helicopter spotted the crashed Sukhoi Superjet 100 on the edge of a cliff in a mountainous area south of the […]

Rescuers in Indonesia Locate Wreckage of Russian Jetliner

Posted May 9th, 2012 at 11:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Indonesia said Thursday they have found the wreckage of a Russian jetliner that disappeared from radar a day earlier with 50 people on board. Indonesian air force officials said the crashed Sukhoi Superjet 100 was spotted on the edge of a cliff in a mountainous area south of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. […]

Bad Weather Hampers Search for Missing Russian Plane

Posted May 9th, 2012 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Bad weather in a mountainous area near the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, is hampering the search for a Russian jetliner that disappeared from radar Wednesday with 50 people on board. Indonesian authorities said that as of mid-evening, the Sukhoi Superjet 100 has not been located. Head of the National Search and Rescue Agency Marshal Daryatmo said […]

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