9 dead in Indonesian military jet crash

Emergency personnel look through a damaged building after an Indonesian military aircraft crashed in Jakarta on Monday.

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  • Six of the dead are crew members, an air force spokesman says
  • The jet crashed into a residential area of Jakarta
An Indonesian air force jet crashed into a residential area of Jakarta on Thursday, killing at least nine people, officials and local media said.
Six of the dead were crew members and a surviving copilot was in intensive care. Another three people died on the ground, an air force spokesman said.
The jet slammed into houses. Local media reported that eight homes were damaged.