Officers Costa Rica This Saturday is located in the water Caribbean Remains of a plane that crashed Friday with five Germans aboard MexicoNo survivors or bodies have been found yet, the Deputy Minister said Public Safety, Martin Arias.
“At 5:50 a.m. (11:50 GMT), 28 kilometers in front of the airport, in the sea of ”Limón”, eastern province, remains were located, indicating that it was the plane” missing on the day. Friday, Arias said. In the released video Defense Minister
“Currently we do not have any living or dead bodies of possible crew members,” the official added.
Flight from MexicoContact with the control tower in Costa Rica was lost around 6:00 pm (00:00 GMT) on Friday. Barismin barIn LemonPublic Safety Minister Jorge Torres announced earlier in the day.
“We would like to inform (…) that we have received an alert [de desaparición] On a plane, a private plane from Mexico to the airport “Limon”. The plane was carrying five passengers of German nationality,” Torres explained at the time.
The search began after a missing persons alert, but was suspended hours later due to nightfall and “bad weather” and resumed this Saturday.
The National Coast Guard Service and the Air Traffic Control Service, among others, are participating in the operation.
At Limon Airport, a command post was set up with rescue workers from the Costa Rican Red Cross and firefighters participating, Arias said.
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A private flight with five passengers took place this Friday Germans The ship went missing off the coast of Costa Rica, according to Costa Rica’s Ministry of Public Security. The group included a billionaire and founder of a gym chain McFidd, Rainer Schaller; his friend, Christian Shikorskyand his sons Aaron and Finja And a man Markus Kurek, According to a German tabloid’Build‘.
“Tonight the authorities of the Ministry of Public Security received information about an executive flight from Mexico to Limón that lost its track with the control tower of the Juan Santamaria Airport at around 6:00 p.m. while flying through the area of Parismina in the Costa Rican Caribbean”, the ministry indicated in an official statement.
Officials have already launched a search “at the national level and with neighboring countries to verify some data,” with the participation of the National Coast Guard Service and the Air Surveillance Service. The search was called off after a few hours due to night and bad weather. The Coast Guard will resume operations on Saturday.
A spokesperson McFit, Jeanine Minati, confirmed’BuildShaler, his partner and their children were traveling on the plane. “We don’t know anything else at this point,” he said.
The Piaggio 180, a private plane, took off from Mexico on Friday and was en route to Limón, Costa Rica, when radio contact with the Barra de Parismina airport was suddenly lost around 6:00 p.m.
Schaller founded the McFit chain in 1996 and now has more than 250 gyms. Europe and chairman of the Electronic Music Festival Love Parade.
(With information from AFP and Europa Press)