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Indonesian military plane to map quake-hit areas

Jakarta, Indonesia, 27 May 2006: The Indonesian Defence Forces (TNI) have assigned a CN-235 airplane to carry out aerial photography on areas in the Yogyakarta region affected by 27 May 5.9-magnitude earthquake, a spokesman said. The activity is aimed at making a detailed map of areas devastated by the quake. TNI had also sent a Hercules C-130 plane carrying a TNI field medical team and three helicopters to evacuate victims.