World Bulletin / News Desk
An airplane with 54 passengers on board has gone missing over Indonesia's remote eastern Papua region, according to local media.
In a tweet posted Sunday, state search and rescue agency said the aircraft - run by Trigana Air Service - had lost contact while flying over the remote region at 2:55 p.m. (0755GMT)
The Jakarta Post reported Papua Police spokesperson Sr. Comr. Patrige as saying that the plane, which departed Jayapura - the provincial capital of Papua - at 2.22 p.m. had not arrived in Oksibil, a remote settlement in the mountains.
The flight normally takes 55 minutes and was scheduled to arrive at 3:15 p.m.
Patrige said that the plane had 49 people on board, including five crew.Güncelleme Tarihi: 16 Ağustos 2015, 14:44