Chile military plane missing with 38 on way to Antarctica

Chile military plane missing with 38 on way to Antarctica

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile’s air force lost radio contact with a transport plane carrying 38 people on a flight Monday evening to the country’s base in Antarctica, and authorities indicated several hours later that they were not optimistic about the aircraft’s fate.The military said earlier that it had declared an alert and activated search and rescue teams.The C-130 Hercules carried 17 crew members and 21 passengers, including three civilians. The personnel were to check on a floating fuel supply line and other equipment at the Chilean base.President Sebastián Piñera said via Twitter that he was with his defense
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