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Wed May 9, 2012, 07:30 AM

Russian plane disappears in Indonesia [View all]

Source: CNN

Russia's newest civilian airliner disappeared Wednesday from radar screens during a demonstration flight in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, state-run RIA Novosti news service reported.

There were 44 passengers on board.

The pilots requested permission to descend from 10,000 feet to 6,000 feet, air traffic controllers said. After that, all radio contact was lost.

The plane began making its descent but vanished from radar screens at 6,200 feet in a mountainous area.


Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/09/world/asia/indonesia-plane/index.html

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