An aircraft from Argentina is in “phase of uncertainty” after taking off this Sunday to the International Airport of Sauce Lagoon, in Uruguay, reported the Montevideo daily and confirmed with the Air Force spokesman, Colonel Marcelo Lorenze.
The aircraft disappeared from radar and failed to land at its destination. This afternoon the Air Squadron N ° 5 (Helicopters) of the Air Force began a search and rescue mission.
It is a plane Piper PA-24 Comanche, as reported by FM Gente. According to what was reported by that station, the primary information points to the fact that the ship was traveling two crew and would have left San Fernando.
The Uruguayan journalist and aviator Marcelo umpierrez reported that it is the LV-CVT aircraft and that the pilot “maintained communication with the Control Tower,” which was lost and did not arrive at the airport.
“Rescue 1 SAR of the Air Force is in flight. He is also on the ground in Solís de Mataojo working Caminera,” he wrote on Twitter.
According to Wikipedia, this plane is propeller and has capacity for four passengers. “It is a light aircraft of monocoque construction and retractable tricycle landing gear”, they detail.
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