Death toll in Indonesia air crash rises to 53 -official

By REUTERS
August 18, 2015 07:32

JAKARTA - Indonesian search teams have found the bodies of 53 of the 54 people on board a Trigana Air passenger aircraft that crashed in the mountainous interior of eastern Papua province, a transportation ministry official said on Tuesday.

The National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) was still searching for one infant, Transportation Ministry spokesman Julius Adravida Barata told Reuters by text message.


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