Chile’s air force says a transport plane carrying 38 people to a base in Antarctica has disappeared.
Officials say radio contact was lost about an hour and 15-minutes after the flight took off from the southern city of Punta Arenas. Weather was reportedly good at the time communication was lost and the pilot had not issued any emergency alerts. A search and rescue operation is now underway. (CBS News)
- Something had to have suddenly happened and caused to plane to plunge into the ocean.
- This reminds us of that Malaysia Airlines flight which went missing in 2014.
- The general location of where the plane would have been is known, so search crews should be able to find it.