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Missing Aircraft Wreckage Found, Search Continues

Captain Tawake also confirmed that they have found the body of a woman who was a passenger.
03 Aug 2019 15:00
Missing Aircraft Wreckage Found, Search Continues

Commander of the RFMF Naval Division, Captain Humphrey Tawake, has confirmed that they have found the wreckage of the missing aircraft.

Pieces of the wreckage were found between Korotasere and Vanuavou, Natewa Bay, in Vanua Levu. It is believed three people were onboard the aircraft at the time of accident.

Captain Tawake also confirmed that they have found the body of a woman who was a passenger.

“The aircraft was on route to the Labasa Hospital from Natauba for medical reasons,” Captain Tawake said.

“The helicopter had some mechanical problems. However, investigations will tell us what actually happened.”

The search continues for the other two passengers who are still missing.

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