The Indonesian passenger plane that went missing with 54 people on board has been found crashed.
A transportation ministry official confirmed the plane had been found in the Oktabe district of the Papua region.
The company which owns the Indonesian jet that has gone missing in a remote region has been on the EU blacklist of banned carriers since 2007.
Trigana Airlines and others on the list are barred from operating in European airspace due to concerns over safety or the regulatory environment in its country of registration.
Indonesia has a patchy aviation safety record and has seen two major plane crashes in the past year, including an AirAsia flight that went down in the Java Sea, killing all on board.
That crash prompted the government to introduce regulations aimed at improving safety.
Villagers have reported a crash in the remote region where an Indonesian passenger plane with 54 people on board went missing.
The national media reports cited a worker from the Trigana Air Service, who said locals had notified officials of the downing of a plane in the Papua region.
The National Search and Rescue Agency's Jayapura office was coordinating the search for the short-haul ATR 42-300 airliner.
Search efforts have been hampered by failing light as night falls.
An Indonesian domestic passenger aircraft with 54 people on board has gone missing in the remote Papua region.
The country's state search and rescue agency Barsanas said said the plane, belonging to Trigana Air Service, lost contact with air traffic control earlier today.
Officials said the plane was carrying 44 adults, five crew members and five children and infants.
The plane was flying between Jayapura's Sentani Airport and Oksibil, due south of Jayapura, the capital of Papua province.
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Indonesia's president has promised a review of the country's ageing air force fleet as the death toll from the crash of a military transport plane passed 140.
The C-130B Hercules aircraft crashed into a residential area of the city of Medan on Tuesday.
"There must be an evaluation of the age of planes and defence systems," President Joko Widodo tweeted late on Tuesday, as work continued to recover bodies from the wreckage.
The plane had been on its way from an air force base in Medan, one of Indonesia's largest cities, to Tanjung Pinang in the Riau Islands off Sumatra when it crashed.
The death toll from the Indonesian plane crash continues to rise as rescuers recovered 74 bodies from the wreckage.
Rescue teams are using heavy machinery to remove the wreckage of the C-130 Hercules and search the rubble of a building shattered by the impact.
Witnesses have said that the plane suffered an engine fire before crashing into the residential area in the city of Medan shortly after take-off from Soewondo air force base.
Air force spokesman Rear Marshal Dwi Badarmanto said about 30 of the dead have been identified and they include air force personnel and members of their families.
Air force officials say there may have been more than 100 people on the C-130, and there is little hope of finding survivors.
Air force chief Air Marshal Agus Supriatna said the pilot told the control tower that the plane needed to turn back because of engine trouble.
Indonesia's air force has temporarily grounded its remaining military aircraft after one of them crashed into a residential area and killed at least 49 people.
A spokesman for the military said today that its remaining eight C-130B Hercules aircrafts have been grounded following the crash.
At least 49 bodies have so far been recovered from the site in the North Sumatra city of Medan, where the aircraft with 113 on board crashed shortly after take off.
Eye witnesses said it had appeared to explode shortly before it smashed into houses and a hotel.
At least 30 people were killed when an Indonesian military transport plane crashed into a hotel and houses in the northern Sumatra city of Medan, an official has confirmed.
A spokesman for Indonesia's search and rescue Hisar Turnip said: "The latest information we have is that 30 have died... The number could go up."
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It was not yet clear how many of victims were on the ground or in the plane. The aircraft was flying from an air force base in Medan to the remote Natuna islands and crashed a few minutes after takeoff.