The missing plane is a 40 year old Chilean Air Force C-130 believed to have gone down in the icy waters between South America and Antarctica. Commanders say the plane left Punta Arenas Chile just before 5 p.m. Monday, headed for a base on Antarctica when it disappeared over a violent stretch of ocean called the Drake Passage, losing radio contact at 6:13 p.m. About halfway through the trip.
He says we are using all resources available. Humans, planes, ships, national satellites. On board 38 civilians and military personnel headed for an oil platform. Many of their relatives waiting for word in the capital of Santiago as international search teams fear the plane may never be located.
With another day's work in the can, Philip is happy to leave the open countryside and head for his London flat.
My wife and I were the first to arrive and hopped on board.