Rescue officials in Indonesia say wreckage has been spotted after an Indonesian passenger plane went missing on Sunday.
The Trigana Air flight lost contact at 14:55 local time, before it was scheduled to land. The plane was on route from the provincial capital, Jayapura, to the town of Oksibil.
The wreckage was spotted by villagers about 12 kilometers from Oksibil. A search team also spotted wreckage from the air, but search efforts were suspended due to dangerous flying conditions.
Officials believe poor weather to be the cause of the crash. Trigana Air has had 14 serious accidents happen. Since it’s operations began in 1991, the carrier has lost 10 aircraft’s. The airline is also on a European Union blacklist of banned carriers.
The plane was carrying 54 people on board – 44 passengers, five children and infants, and five crew.
It’s unknown at this time if there are any survivors.