Russian passenger jet missing in Indonesia
May 10 , 2012
A new Russian passenger jet carrying 50 people has gone missing after taking off for a demonstration flight from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta.
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 vanished from radar screens 50 minutes into its flight.
Eyewitnesses say they saw low flying plane headed towards a mountain but no explosions were heard.
Most of those on board were Indonesian airline representatives along with eight Russians and a French citizen.
The plane disappeared off the radar near Bojor city in West Java province and may have crashed near Mount Salak.