A former RAAF C-130H operated by the Indonesian Air Force crashed in Indonesian Papua’s highlands on Sunday morning.
The C-130H was carrying 12 people on board at the time of the crash.
The plane was on the approach to land and the pilot’s last contact with the control tower was at 06:02 CET, 3 minutes before the crash. It was scheduled to land at 06:13.
It was the first of five ex-RAAF C-130Hs that was sold by Australia to Indonesia at a discounted rate. The aircraft was transferred to Indonesia at the ceremony at RAAF Base Richmond on Feb. 8.