DHAKA: An Indonesia air force plane has crashed into a housing complex in the capital and houses were reportedly burning.
Alwi, an official at the East Jakarta Fire Brigade said the Fokker 27 turboprop aircraft crashed on Thursday near a street within Halim Perdanakusuma air base.
Firefighters were dispatched to the site.
Media reports quoted witnesses as saying at least eight houses were burning.
The Fokker 27 was attempting to land when the accident happened, local media said, reports Al Jazeera.
BDST: 1502 HRS, JUN 21, 2012
Edited by Robab Rosan, Cultural Affairs Editor