September 5th, 2005, 10:24 AM #1
Indonesia jet crashes on take-offAn Indonesian passenger jet has crashed after take-off from the Sumatran city of Medan, killing most of the 117 on board and about 30 more on the ground.
The Boeing 737-200, run by low-cost airline Mandala, crashed onto a busy road in the Padang Bulan residential area near the city's airport.
Fire engulfed the wreckage and local TV showed images of dozens of homes and cars destroyed by the impact.
Airline and rescue officials said that up to 16 of those on board survived.
September 5th, 2005, 12:11 PM #2The plane came down in flames in a residential area in the city of Medan
September 5th, 2005, 12:12 PM #3
September 5th, 2005, 12:16 PM #4
Driving must scare the hell out of you, considering that you're more likely to be killed in a car accident.
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