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Indonesia plane crash: 'Pilot asked to return to base'

Scores of people have been killed after an Indonesian military plane crashed in a residential neighbourhood of Medan city.

A major rescue operation is under way at the crash site, where flames and thick black smoke can still be seen.

Alice Budisatrijo reports.

  • 30 Jun 2015
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