Pilot dies in plane crash in Indonesia hinh anh 1Lake Sentani, Jayapura District, Papua province. (Photo: Antara)

Jakarta (VNA) –
An aircraft operated by the Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) has crashed into Sentani Lake in Indonesia’s Papua province, killing its pilot, local police said on May 12.

The accident occurred at about 6:27 on May 12, about two minutes after takeoff, when the plane was carrying food supplies from Sentani to Tolikara district, Jayapura chief police Victor Dean Makboan said.

According to the Silas Papare TNI air base, the body of the pilot recovered from the aircraft, 13 metres below the lake./.