Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland
Advertisement

Bodies found at Missoni plane wreck - report

Share this article

Bodies found at Missoni plane wreck - report
Venezuela's Rescue Corps found the remains of the plane, which was carrying Italian fashion executive Vittorio Missoni, in June. Photo: AFP/Ministerio Interior y Justicia.
11:46 CEST+02:00
The remains of five people who were on board a plane carrying a party of six, including Italian fashion executive Vittorio Missoni, when it crashed off the coast of Venezuela in January have reportedly been found.

The plane disappeared on January 4th with Missoni, his wife Maurizia Castiglioni, friends Elda Scalvenzi and Guido Foresti, and two Venezuelan crew on board. The group was travelling to the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, from the Caribbean archipelago of Los Roques when it fell off the radar.

The bodies of Missoni, his wife, their two friends and the co-pilot have been recovered after the wreck of the plane was found in June, ANSA news agency reported, quoting an Italian businessman living in the Caribbean.

The body of the pilot, Germán Marchant, has reportedly not been found. 

They had been deep-sea fishing and were returning to Caracas on their way back to Italy. The Venezuelan authorities are yet to confirm the discoveries.

Vittorio Missoni was the eldest son of Ottavio Missoni, the fashion company's founder who died in May.

Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

Advertisement

From our sponsors

The Swedish university tackling the challenges of tomorrow

Ranked among the world's best young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Linköping University (LiU) uses innovative learning techniques that prepare its students to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Jobs
Click here to start your job search
Advertisement
Advertisement

Popular articles

Advertisement
Advertisement