12 dead after Indonesian military helicopter crashes – CBS News

JAKARTA, Indonesia — An Indonesian military helicopter crashed and burst into flames Sunday during a mission to capture the country’s most wanted militant, killing at least 12 people on board.

The Bell 412-EP helicopter was carrying 13 soldiers and crew when it went down about 35 minutes after taking off from Poso district’s Watutau village, said Maj. Gen. Agus Surya Bakti, the regional military chief overseeing South and Central Sulawesi provinces.

Source: 12 dead after Indonesian military helicopter crashes – CBS News

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