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Chile starts identifying remains of plane crash victims

Dec 14, 2019 - 8:49 AM

The remains are turned over to the local coroner's office for identification

FLOWN HOME. Military personnel stand by an Air Force plane as they wait to unload human remains found during the search for the C-130 Hercules transport plane which crashed in the sea on its way to Antarctica late Monday with 38 people on board, at an air base in Punta Arenas, southern Chile, on December 13, 2019. Photo by Pablo Cozzaglio/AFP

Chile says no hope of survivors from missing plane

Dec 13, 2019 - 1:07 PM

'The condition of the plane wreckage that was found makes it practically impossible that there are survivors from this air accident,' says Chile's Air Force chief

Pilots get off a F-16 plane after combing waters off the southern tip of South America searching for the Chilean Air Force C-130 Hercules cargo plane that went missing with 38 people aboard, at Chabunco army base in Punta Arenas, Chile, on December 12, 2019. Chile confirmed Thursday that human remains and debris found by search ships are from a military plane reported missing with 38 people aboard, and the chances of finding survivors is "practically impossible." PABLO COZZAGLIO / AFP