Report: Chopper goes missing in Indonesia with Australians

By REUTERS
August 4, 2011 03:43

 
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JAKARTA - A helicopter has gone missing in a remote mountainous area of Sulawesi island in Indonesia with 10 people on board, including four Australians, authorities and local media reported on Wednesday.

Air control lost contact with the helicopter around 0630 GMT, and a search and rescue team had approached the area, said Masruri, the head of the country's plane safety investigations at the transport ministry.

"We heard the chopper lost contact in a mountainous area," Masruri told Reuters.

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