Spanish helicopters join search for missing plane

4th February 2005, Comments 0 comments

4 February 2005, KABUL - Two Spanish military helicopters join in the search for an airliner which went missing in Afghanistan.

4 February 2005

KABUL - Two Spanish military helicopters join in the search for an airliner which went  missing in Afghanistan.

The plane disappeared late on Thursday with 104 passengers and crew on board.

Most were Afgan troops, but there were also thought to be six foreigners on the flight.

The Boeing 737, run by the Afghan airline Kam Air, is thought to have disappeared near the Afghan capital Kabul.

There was no word as to whether the plane had been shot down or had crashed.

The Spanish helicopter search and rescue team are part of the international peacekeeping team in the country.


Javier García Calvo, spokesman for the Spanish force in Afghanistan, said there was no information on the missing airfcraft´s whereabouts.

Earlier, it had been reported that some of the remains of the aircraft had been discovered.


[Copyright EFE with Expatica]

Subject: Spanish news

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