Chile lost contact with C-130 near Antarctia

Unread postPosted: 10 Dec 2019, 14:23
by tbarlow
A Chilean air force C-130 Hercules that was bound for Antarctica and carrying 38 on board lost radio contact with the country’s control center Monday evening, a statement from the military said.

The military had declared an alert and activated a search and rescue team.

The transport plane carried 17 crew members and 21 passengers. Those on board were to check on a floating fuel supply line and other equipment at the Chilean base.

The plane took off at 4:55 p.m. from the southern city of Punta Arenas, which is more than 1,860 miles from the capital of Santiago. Contact was lost at 6:13 p.m., the statement said.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

Source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/chile-say ... 8-on-board

Re: Chile lost contact with C-130 near Antarctia

Unread postPosted: 10 Dec 2019, 14:58
by Lieven

Re: Chile lost contact with C-130 near Antarctia

Unread postPosted: 18 Jan 2020, 03:35
by facundo
Amigps

The Hercules FACH 990 at FIDAE 2018, this is the accident aircraft

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95iBP1Tbw7c

Saludos