Fokker plane crashes in Housing

Air Force's trainer aircraft type Fokker 27-500 apparently fell through neighborhoods in Jalan Branjangan, RW 11, the Air Force Eagle Complex, at Halim Perdanakusuma airport.

According to one resident who declined to be named, there are at least five of the affected aircraft. "The plane crashed near the SDN Space. There was a fire in the houses," he said, Thursday (06/21/2012).

So far, reporters were not allowed into the crash site. Air Force members on guard around the complex and close region.

Reported previously, the plane crashed around Halim Perdanakusuma Airport, Jakarta, on Thursday at around 15:00, when doing an exercise routine.

According to The Center for Information TNI Laksma Iskandar Sitompul, the plane is operated by the pilot and copilot Major Flight Lieutenant Paul Heru.