Helicopter crashes at Indonesia's airport, no casualty reported

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JAKARTA, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- A government helicopter crashed with its propeller and tail broken at Budiarto airport in Tangerang town near capital Jakarta on Monday, Indonesia's Ministry of Transportation said.

The Bell 429 PK-CAW helicopter overturned at the tip of the airport's runway at 10:25 a.m. local time during a routine training without any casualties.

"The flight crew consisting of a pilot, a copilot, and a technician are safe and currently undergoing medical checks up," the ministry's spokesperson Adita Irawati confirmed to Xinhua.

Currently, officials at Soekarno-Hata international airport's authority office for region 1 and the National Transportation Safety Committee are at the crash site for initial investigations. Enditem

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