Five people have died after a small plane crashed in a mountainous area of Indonesia's Papua province.

Five people have died, including a Dutch pilot, after a small plane crashed in a mountainous area of Indonesia’s Papua province.

‘All five bodies have been evacuated to Wamena,’ Yadianto, a spokesman for the search and rescue agency in Jayapura, told dpa.

The Pilatus PC-6 Porter plane owned by PT Associated Mission Aviation lost contact with air-traffic control eight minutes after it took off at 11 am from Wamena in Jayawijaya district on Wednesday.

The plane was carrying three passengers, a co-pilot and a pilot

Five people have died, including a Dutch pilot, after a small plane crashed in a mountainous area of Indonesia’s Papua province. ‘All five bodies have been evacuated to Wamena,’ Yadianto, a spokesman for the search and rescue agency in Jayapura, told dpa. The Pilatus PC-6 Porter plane owned by PT Associated Mission Aviation lost contact with air-traffic control eight minutes after it took off at 11 am from Wamena in Jayawijaya district on Wednesday. The plane was carrying three passengers, a co-pilot and a pilot