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  • Tuesday, December 10th 2019 - 11:21 UTC

    Chilean Air Force Hercules aircraft goes missing enroute to Antarctica

    The Hercules aircraft left from the Chabunco Air Base in the city of Punta Arenas to the President Eduardo Frei Montalva Air Base in Antarctica.

    A Chilean Air Force (FACh) Hercules C130 aircraft took off at 4.55 p.m. local time Monday from the southern city of Punta Arenas and lost radio contact at 6.13 p.m. on its way to Antarctica, according to a press release from the defense authorities. The US built airplane was carrying 38 people on board, 17 crew members and 21 passengers.