142 Killed in Indonesia Plane Crash

A search and rescue team confirmed on Wednesday at least 20 people were killed on the ground after an Indonesian military transport plane crashed into a building in Medan, bringing the death toll to 142. Authorities have recovered 142 bodies so far, according to Adam Malik General Hospital spokeswoman Sari Saragih. Indonesian air force spokesperson Dwi Bandarmanto confirmed there were 122 people on board the C-130 Hercules, including 12 crewmembers. There were no survivors on the plane. The cause of the crash is still unknown. Indonesian president Joko Widodo also said Wednesday the crash provides the "momentum" needed to overhaul the country's military equipment and hardware. Five other Indonesian air force planes have crashed in the last decade.