Friday, October 30, 2009

Search Continues for Aircraft Missing in Amazon

As of this morning, there has been no trace reported of a Brazilian single-engine transport with 11 aboard that went missing yesterday in the western Amazon.

The passengers were medical staff working in a campaign to provide vaccinations to in Indian settlements in the rain forest. Here's a Bloomberg update this morning.


1 comment:

airWatch said...

The FAB (Brazilian Air Force) aircraft that had disappeared early Thursday during a flight between Cruzeiro do Sul (Acre) to Tabatinga (Amazon) was found on Friday in the midst of the Amazon forest, between the villages Aurelius (from Matis tribe) and New River (from Muruga tribe). According Funasa (National Health Foundation), 9 of 11 people who were in the aircraft survived.