A TV grab taken on Dec. 18, 2016 from Metro TV shows the image of debris of an Indonesian military plane crashed in the province of Papua, Indonesia. All 13 people on board died. Air force chief of staff Agus Supriatna told Metro TV the plane was carrying food supplies from Timika to Wamena when it crashed Sunday. (Xinhua/Metro TV)
JAKARTA, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- A Hercules plane operated by Indonesian air force and carrying scores of people crashed in Papua of eastern Indonesia on Sunday morning, Maj. General Wuryanto, spokesman of Indonesian military told Xinhua by phone.