Thu, 04 Aug 1994

Search goes on till Saturday

SAMARINDA, East Kalimantan: Search and rescue officers have been ordered to continue their search for a helicopter that has gone missing since July 26, at least until Saturday.

The order came from the Ministry of Transportation in Jakarta. The authorities had earlier planned to abandon the search on Wednesday.

The Sikorsky S-5BT was carrying 18 people when it disappeared shortly after taking off from Tabang, the Antara news agency said.(05)