Searchers spot wreckage of missing Indonesia passenger plane

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Monday, August 17, 2015
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JAYAPURA, Indonesia -- Rescue officials say a search plane has spotted the wreckage of an Indonesian passenger plane that went missing with 54 people onboard.

There was no immediate word if there were any survivors from the crash, which happened in bad weather on Sunday in Indonesia's mountainous easternmost province of Papua.

Officials said the wreckage was spotted about 12 kilometers (7 miles) from its destination of Oksibil.

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