Debris of Missing Missoni plane Found In Curacao

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) - The first sign of debris from a missing plane that was carrying the CEO of Italian fashion house Missoni has surfaced in the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao.

A spokesman for the island's prosecutor's office says a tourist found a bag belonging to an Italian who missed the flight. The plane was carrying Vittorio Missoni when it vanished Jan. 4 after takeoff from the Venezuelan resort islands of Los Roques. Norman Serphos said Tuesday that the German tourist had contacted the owner of the bag in Italy, who in turn called police in Curacao.

Serphos said Curacao police received the bag on Friday and are working with authorities in Venezuela and Italy.

Curacao lies about 200 miles (320 kilometers) west of Los Roques.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 188848151 - kolotv.com/a?a=188848151
Gray Television, Inc.