Australian Dies in Kuta Crash

KUTA A young West Australian man is dead after an apparent motorbike accident in the Kuta tourist district on Thursday night. The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs says the man, 20 , was from Kalgoorlie, Western Australia’s largest inland city. The Australian consulate-general in Bali is providing assistance to the man’s friends and his family […]

Five Police Killed in Papua Rescue-Plane Crash

JAYAPURA Five police on a mission to help flood victims in Papua were killed on Thursday when their plane crashed into a tree during an emergency landing, police said. The aircraft crashed in Nabire district of Papua province, police spokesman Wachyono said. “Five police were killed in the accident. The airplane hit a tree while […]

UPDATE 3: Java Train Crash Claims 36 Lives

PEMALANG At least 36 people were killed on Saturday when a passenger train slammed into the back of another train in Central Java, with rescuers freeing dozens more from the mangled wreckage, an official said. Police said human error was to blame for the accident, which happened before dawn at a station in Petarukan Pemalang, […]

Plane Crashes at Bandung Air Show

BANDUNG A pilot was seriously injured when he crashed a plane while performing a low-altitude stunt at an air show in Bandung, West Java, on Friday. Thousands of people, including children from local kindergartens, watched on in horror as the Super Decathlon plane smashed into the ground and burst into flames at Husein Sastranegara Air […]