JAKARTA (AFP) — Twenty-four Indonesian military personnel were killed on Monday when their training aircraft crashed into a hangar at an air base in West Java, a hospital source said.
"All the bodies found on the crashed plane have been brought here, there are 24," said Drajat, a doctor at Salamun hospital in West Java.
"Some 18 bodies have been identified but others are cut into pieces, so it's difficult to recognise them. A police forensic team is trying to identify them."
The Fokker 27 plane was making a landing during a regular training flight when it crashed and burst into flames at 1:05 pm (0605 GMT) in Bandung, 110 kilometres (74 miles) southeast of Jakarta, an air force spokesman said.
He said it was carrying 24 passengers and crew at the time of the crash.
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