Chilean Military Officials have confirmed that a Chilean Air Force C-130 Hercules en route to Antarctica has crashed.The plane carried 38 people on board. Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 was a chartered flight that originated in Montevideo, Uruguay, bound for Santiago, Chile.On October 13, 1972, while crossing the Andes, the inexperienced co-pilot of the Fairchild FH-227D who was in command mistakenly believed they had reached Curicó, Chile, despite instrument readings that indicated otherwise.
The Chilean Air Force said Wednesday it had located debris believed to be from a military transport plane carrying 38 people that vanished days ago while en route to Antarctica. Disclaimer.
2 Future records only include new-built aircraft … Only supported aircraft types that are active with this airline are included in the calculations. Plane carrying 38 people goes missing on way to Antarctica The Chilean Air Force announced Monday evening that the C-130 was bound for the Eduardo Frei Montalva air base in Antarctica. A Chilean Air Force plane that went missing Monday night on its way to Antarctica is presumed to have crashed, said the Air Force on Tuesday.
The Chilean air force released a map of the plane's flight path and a timeline showing it had been due to land at 19:17 on Monday at Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva. 1 The average fleet age is based on our own calculations and may differ from other figures. A Chilean air force plane disappeared yesterday with 38 people on board while en route to a base in Antarctica.The Hercules C130 aircraft, a cargo plane, departed from the southern Chilean city of
Plane carrying 38 people goes missing on way to Antarctica The Chilean Air Force announced Monday evening that the C-130 was bound for the Eduardo Frei Montalva air base in Antarctica. The Chilean Air Force said on Wednesday it had found debris believed to be from a cargo plane that crashed this week with 38 people aboard over a remote stretch of frigid sea between South …
The crash happened in the afternoon on Monday. Image copyright EPA. The Chilean Air Force (Spanish language:Fuerza Aérea de Chile, FACh ) is the air force of Chile, a branch of the Chilean military.
Air Force Gen Francisco Torres said that the search for the plane had "begun immediately" after it had failed to arrive at the military base in Antarctica. Relatives of victims of the Chilean Air Force C-130 Hercules cargo plane, that went missing with 38 people aboard, arrive to the Legal Medical Service (SML) in Punta Arenas, Chile on …
Chile air force plane found off tip of South America along with human remains. A military plane with 38 people onboard has disappeared on its way to Antarctica, Chile's air force has confirmed. Please refer to the current fleet list to see each aircraft's individual age. Debris from missing Chilean Air Force plane may have been found at sea, officials say There were 38 people aboard the military cargo plane when it vanished Monday. Radio contact was lost with the plane on Monday evening as it flew to a … The Chilean Air Force on Wednesday said crews found debris they believe belonged to the transport plane with 38 people aboard that went missing en route to Antarctica. The first step towards the current FACh was taken by Teniente Coronel Pedro Pablo Dartnell, when he founded the Servicio de Aviación Militar de Chile (Military Aviation Service of Chile) on December 20, 1910, being trained as a pilot in France. A Chilean Air Force plane flying to Antarctica with 38 people on board was presumed to have crashed Monday afternoon, officials said. The Chilean Hercules C-130 plane that crashed on its way to Antarctica, killing all 38 people on board, suffered an emergency three years ago on the same route, the Air Force said Saturday.