Friday, December 13, 2019

'No survivors' on plane that vanished with 38 on board as human remains found

No-one survived after a Chilean military plane which disappeared with 38 people on board, it has been confirmed.

Human remains have been found in he ocean after the C-130 Hercules went down en route to the Antarctic.

The aircraft was transporting 17 crew members and 21 passengers, but the head of Chile's air
force Arturo Merino told reporters, there were no survivors.

The aircraft, which was heading to a military base in Antarctica, disappeared shortly after taking off late on Monday from the southern city of Punta Arenas in Chilean Patagonia.

"The condition of the remains we discovered make it practically impossible that anyone could havesurvived the airplane accident," Mr Merino said.