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Plane blaze: Aussies feared dead - National - theage.com.au
... Australian journalists and officials were on board a jet that burst into flames on landing in the central Indonesian city of Yogyakarta today, killing at least eight people.
Reports say the Garuda jet was carrying 140 passengers and crew when it caught fire about 11am (AEST) today.
The Australians on the flight are believed to be connected with a visit by Foreign Affairs Minister Alexander Downer. Mr Downer was not on the flight. ...