News Chilean plane en route to Antarctica disappears with 38 on board

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A military plane with 38 people on board has disappeared en route to Antarctica, Chile's air force says.
The C-130 Hercules transport aircraft took off from Punta Arenas at 16:55 local time (19:55 GMT), and operators lost contact at 18:13 (21:13).
Those missing include 17 crew and 21 passengers.
They were travelling to provide logistical support to a military base on Antarctica's King George Island. A search-and-rescue mission is under way.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-50723907
 

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The Chile's air force has reported that floating parts of debris have been found 30 km south of the last known location in the waters between Chile and Antarctica. They are researching now whether the parts indeed belong to a Hercules C130.

There seems to be very little hope for the 38 humans on this flight.
 
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