Security forces and rescue teams examine the wreckage of a military C-130 Hercules transport plane after it crashed into a residential area in the North Sumatra city of Medan on June 30. Photo: REUTERS/Roni Bintang
The death toll from the crash of an Indonesian air force transport plane in the city of Medan has risen to 141, police said Wednesday.
An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed Tuesday into a residential area in the city of Medan shortly after take-off and exploded in a fireball, officials said.
Buildings were left in ruins and cars reduced to flaming wrecks when the Hercules C-130 came down.