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Dead in helicopter crash on Java

Dead in helicopter crash on Java

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Eight people to life when a helicopter crashed in Indonesia.

The aircraft crashed, according to The Jakarta Post down during a rescue mission on the island of Java, where a volcanic crater on the tourist Dieng Plateau Sunday cold lava and smoke began to spew.

The helicopter rescue service Basarnas had four crew members and four workers on board. They survived the accident. A spokesman of the service told the Indonesian newspaper that the device is likely to be of a cliff hit.

By the volcanic eruption were Sunday at least ten tourists were injured. They were among more bruises and a broken arm. “We were all in panic. The eruption was a lot of smoke and mud. It was frightening,” said a seventeen-year-old witness. The victims have been transferred to a nearby medical center.

According to the disaster agency feared that a second eruption. Tourists and local residents requested the area to leave.

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