Highly likely debris from a missing Chilean air force plane that had 38 people on board has been found, officials have said.
The Hercules jet, which was carrying 17 crew members and 21 passengers, went missing less than two hours after taking off from the southern city of Punta Arenas on Monday afternoon.
Analysis of the debris will take a couple days before its origins can be confirmed, but the general in charge of the operation has said it looks like be from the plane’s internal fuel tanks as well as foam from passenger seats.
No bodies have yet to be found from the plane from the last known location of the plane, was en route to Antarctica. No survivors are expected.