Russian jet crash puts Indonesian sales in limbo


ANDI JATMIKO Associated Press= MOUNT SALAK, Indonesia (AP) — The crash of a new, Russian-made jetliner into a jagged, Indonesian volcano during a flight to impress potential buyers threw doubt on dozens of plane sales Thursday just as Moscow seeks a comeback in foreign markets. All 45 people aboard were feared dead. Search and rescue teams trudged and climbed through the mist-shrouded, jungly terrain for nearly 20 hours to reach the site where the plane roared in at nearly 480 mph (800 kph) on Wednesday, blowing apart and raining debris down a nearly vertical slope. When the weather clears, all recovered bodies will have to be hoisted by nets and ropes onto hovering choppers, said Gagah…

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