14 Jun 2016

Small plane crash in Papua

8:53 pm on 14 June 2016
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Cessna generic. Photo: 123rf

A small plane has crashed in Papua ripping through several houses near a provincial airport in the highlands.

The Jakarta Post reports the Cessna 208B plane crashed at Yahukimo just after eight in the morning local time.

Not one is reported to have died in the crash but seven people are reported to have been injured.

The plane's owners Associated Mission Aviation say the plane hit two homes and two people inside the dwellings at the time were injured.