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Indonesian police plane with 13 on board missing

Officials say an Indonesian police plane carrying 13 people lost contact during a flight on Saturday.

Police said the plane was headed to the island of Batam near Singapore when it lost contact midmorning about 50 minutes after take-off.

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The plane was carrying five crew members and eight passengers.

Officials said rescuers were trying to locate the plane by searching seas between Mensanak and Sebangka islands.

A seat and bag containing a cellphone and police documents was located according to the chief of the National Search and Rescue Agency.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.