The number of victims of the yesterdays’ catastrophe is increasing in Indonesia. A military plane Hercules C-130 fell down on a residential district in Medan. The plane flew only 5 km away from the airport and spent 2 minutes in the air. The pilot managed to report engine problems and tried returning to the air base when the plane started falling down.
About 20 or 30 people were reported dead at first. 141 people have been reported dead by now, RIA Novosti informs. Some sources are reporting 113, others – 122 people on board the plane. Nobody has survived.
Rescuers are working in the crash site now. Parts of the airplane fell down on a three-storey sauna, wounded and dead people may still be there.