An Indonesian military transport plane crashed Tuesday shortly after take-off in a city on Sumatra island, an official said, with the plane exploding in a ball of flames.
There was no immediate information on the number of people on board or any casualties on the ground after the Hercules plane went down in the city of Medan.
"A Hercules was... transporting military logistics from Medan," military spokesman Fuad Basya told AFP.
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