(MENAFN- Qatar News Agency) All 54 bodies of an Indonesian plane that crashed at the weekend were found by searchers, Indonesia's Transport Ministry said Tuesday.
The ATR 42-300 aircraft operated by Trigana Air Service crashed on Sunday 10 minutes before its scheduled arrival at Oksibil in the mountainous Pegunungan Bintang district. The ministry said in a statement today that the bodies will be moved from the crash if the weather allows. After which their identity will be confirmed and handed to their respective families. Search chief Bambang Sulistyo said the plane was totally destroyed and many of the bodies were burned beyond recognition.
The crash of Indonesia air planes have become a more common occurrence in 2015. In June, at least 141 people were killed after an Indonesian Air Force C-130 plane crashed into a residential area and burst into flames.
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