Over 100 dead as Indonesia plane crashes on takeoff
Reuters has just reported another plane crash. It almost seems like all the warranties of the airlines have just run out. Thats almost 4 major plane crashes in the past 6 weeks. Scary!
"JAKARTA, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Around 100 people are feared dead after an Indonesian Boeing 737-200 crashed into a residential area in the city of Medan on Monday just after takeoff, breaking into pieces and setting fire to homes.
The plane, operated by local carrier Mandala Airlines, had a total of 117 people on board, the airline said.
Hospital officials in Medan, capital of North Sumatra province, said some of the dead were residents on the ground. "