Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian police hospital in Kramatjati, East Jakarta, will hand over the property of the victims of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 plane - which crashed into Mount Salak, West Java on May 9, 2012 - to the respective families today, according to an official.

"The Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) team is grouping the property into two parts," the head of hospital, Brig Gen Agus Prayitno, said here on Tuesday.

One part consists of the victims` belongings that were found with their bodies. And the second includes items that were found by the Search and Rescue team at the crash site.

"The property needs to go through the identification process. Because of that, the Police Criminal Investigation Division will join the DVI team today," Agus explained.

The Sukhoi plane took off from Halim Perdanakusuma air force base in East Jakarta at 2.21 p.m. on May 9, 2012, for a short demonstration flight above Jakarta and Bogor. However, around 12 minutes later, at 2.33 p.m., the Russian-made plane disappeared from the radar.

The aircraft was carrying 45 passengers, comprising 34 Indonesians, eight Russians, two Italians, and one Frenchman. The demonstration flight was for potential Indonesian buyers.(*)

Editor: Heru Purwanto
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