Chilean Govt. Says All 21 Aboard Air Force Plane Killed in Crash

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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Chilean officials say all 21 people aboard a Chilean air force plane that crashed in the Pacific Ocean are dead.

The CASA 212 went down Friday after two failed attempts to land in difficult weather on the Juan Fernandez islands, about 700 kilometers from the Chilean mainland.

Fishermen and rescue teams combing the waters have recovered the bodies of two women and two men.

Among those on board was popular TV host Felipe Camiroaga and a camera crew heading to the island to produce a program on reconstruction efforts following last year's earthquake and subsequent tsunami.