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Plane crashes in Papua after avoiding runway jaywalker

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, November 24 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM A poorly managed runway in the Bintang Mountains in West Papua, took its toll on Wednesday morning as a Twin Otter airplane operated by Susi Air crashed onto a mountain slope after it attempted to avoid a local resident passing the runway.

The accident killed copilot Albert Citores Gallego of Spain. Pilot Jessie Becker, a New Zealand national, survived and was in critical condition at a Tim...