Indonesian officials say a helicopter has spotted what is thought to be wreckage of the Russian Sukhoi Superjet plane that disappeared on Wednesday, - BBC reported. - "1TV"
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 vanished from radar screens 50 minutes after taking off from Jakarta for a brief demonstration flight.
Officials said the helicopter had seen debris on the side of a cliff near a dormant volcano.
About 50 people are said to have been on board the aircraft.
There was no information given about the fate of those on the plane, but a search and rescue operation is continuing in the area.
"The aeroplane crashed at the edge of Salak mountain," Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhyono said on television.
"I have spoken directly to our officer in the field, it was found around 1.5km (one mile) from the spot where the plane last made contact," he said.
"An investigation must be carried out immediately and thoroughly. Search and rescue operations must prioritise finding any survivors."
Eight Russian pilots and technicians, Indonesian airline representatives and journalists were among those said to be on board the plane.