The chilean air force has found the crashed aircraft

Military transport aircraft, which crashed on Monday with 38 on board, has been located. the Chilean air force confirms that it has found the wreckage of a mi

The chilean air force has found the crashed aircraft

Military transport aircraft, which crashed on Monday with 38 on board, has been located.

the Chilean air force confirms that it has found the wreckage of a military transport aircraft that crashed on Monday with 38 on board.

the Plane crashed over the remote and icy waters between south America and Antarctica.

the Debris was found earlier Thursday, 30 kilometers south of the place where the plane last had radio connection on Monday.

The suspected debris has been examined and it is established that they originate from the crashed Hercules C-130 aircraft.

- Vragets state means that it is virtually impossible that there are survivors, says luftvåbnets boss, Arturo Merino.

The brazilian ministry of defence has in a communication stated 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 Monday at 16.55 local time took off the Hercules plane from the sydchilenske city of Punta Arenas.

Shortly after at 18, lost the chilean air force the switch to the aircraft, which had its course towards the Antarctic.

Early on Tuesday morning concluded the air force that it had to be crashed.

General in the air force Eduardo Mosqueir has been at the forefront of the search.

Everything seemed otherwise to go routinely for the plane, which had 17 crew members and 21 passengers on board until the authorities lost contact, inform the general.

the Reason for the crash is yet unknown.

Tuesday was the big waves and low clouds to impede the search in Drakestrædet, which is the name of it around the 1000 kilometres of wide waters between Chile and Antarctica.

Drakestrædet is a huge and virtually untouched waters with depths of up to 3.5 kilometres.

Ships from Argentina and Brazil, has helped with the search.

/ritzau/AFP

Updated Date: 12 December 2019, 22:00

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