Illustrative photo (Source:india.com)

Jakarta (VNA) - An Indonesian military helicopter crashed on July 8 into a home in Yogykarta city, in the Indonesian province of Central Java, killing at least two people.

There were five passengers aboard the helicopter when it went down, according to Major General Jaswandi.

Two died and three others suffered injuries and are still undergoing treatment, said the general.

Footage on social media showed the wreckage of the helicopter smashed through the wall of the house. The building suffered significant damage. No one was inside at the time of the crash.

The Indonesian military has been hit with repeated aircraft accidents in recent years, several involving crashes in urban areas.

In March, 12 people were killed when a military helicopter went down in bad weather in central Indonesia.

In June 2015, a Hercules C-130 crashed into a residential neighbourhood in Medan, the largest city on Sumatra island, killing 142 people.-VNA