Now believe they have found the debris from it into the sea.
The chilean military - that was a transport aircraft of the type Hercules C-130s - took off on Monday at 16:55 local time from the sydchilenske town of Punta Arenas heading towards Antarctica.
Little more than an hour later - at 18:13 - lost radio contact to the plane across the icy waters between south America and Antarctica.
Since you have been looking for the plane in a larger area - and since it was not possible to connect to it, suspected that it had crashed.
Now the chilean air force found debris suspected to be from militærflyet, in the sea.
Vragresterne must now be examined to determine whether they belong to the missing aircraft.
The brazilian ministry of defence in a communication according to Ritzau reported that one of its ships also have found debris and personal belongings, which probably can be traced to the plane.
They were found about 500 kilometers from the sydargentinske city of Ushuaia.
on board the aircraft were 17 crewmembers and 21 passages.
the Plane was on the way to a chilean military base in Antarctica Base Antarctica Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva - where the crew should inspect and perform maintenance tasks, among other things, a pipeline and other installations.Updated Date: 12 December 2019, 07:00