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Debris of plane crash from a Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 is seen on the slope of Salak Mountain Western Java province on Thursday, May 9.
msnbc.com staff and news services reports: A helicopter searching for a missing Russian-made airliner south of Indonesia has spotted debris, a senior rescue official said early Thursday.
An airport spokesman said the wreckage was found on the edge of a cliff in a mountainous area at 5,500 feet. There was no word about the fate of those on board.