An Indonesian plane carrying 13 people went missing on Saturday, which feared that the plane must have got crashed, the police said. The M28 Skytruck plane lost its contacts with the air traffic signal which had to be there in western Indonesia at 1.5 hours. When the plane crashed it was on its way from Pangkal Pinang, Bangka Belitung province to Batam in the Riau Islands near Singapore.
AFP was informed by national police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar,” Fisherman had found clothes and suitcases and flight seats which belonged to the plane.” The plane, with five crew members and eight passengers, dropped out of contact in mid-morning about 50 minutes after taking off, police statement says.
Indonesia’s search and rescue team has been sent and Singapore is also helping as the incident took place near to the city. Indonesia has a bad result for its aircraft as many accident have taken place in this year. An Indonesian army helicopter crashed on Borneo island leaving three crew members dead last week. In November, in Papua region a cargo plane crashed killing four people.