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Crashed Chile plane had emergency in 2016 – Air Force

Dec 15, 2019 - 8:36 AM

The Air Force continues its probe into a Chilean Hercules C-130's crash, which killed all 21 passengers and 17 crew aboard

REMNANTS. Military personnel transport on December 13, 2019 the landing gear of the C-130 Hercules transport plane which crashed in the sea on its way to Antarctica. Photo by Pablo Cozzaglio/AFP

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