CASA Crash

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21 July 2005

Indonesia: three die when CN-235 crashes and breaks apart

Three passengers aboard an Indonesian Air Force CN-235 died when the aircraft crashed and broke in two upon landing.

According to the Aviation Safety Network, the reported cause of the crash was engine failure as the aircraft was making its final approach to a runway at Lhokseumawe-Malikussaleh Airport.