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54 bodies found at Indonesian plane crash site, ‘no survivors’: official

People look at a passenger and baggage manifest of the crashed Trigana Air Service flight at the airport in Sentani, near Jayapura, Papua province, Indonesia, on Aug 17, 2015

[JAKARTA] The bodies of all 54 people who were on board a plane that crashed in remote eastern Indonesia at the weekend were found on Tuesday at the crash site, an official said.  

“There are no survivors. All fifty-four bodies have been found,” transport ministry spokesman J.A. Barata told AFP. The Trigana Air plane was carrying 49 passengers, among them five children, and five crew.


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