A trainer plane with two pilots of the Brazilian Air Force is missing in Tijucas, Florianópolis. Search operations are being conducted.
The Fire Department is searching for a Brazilian Air Force (FAB) plane that lost its signal in the Tijucas region , in Florianópolis , on the afternoon of this Friday.
The disappearance was confirmed by the FAB, which said in a statement that it was searching for two military personnel who were on board and were on a training flight.
The Air Force Academy (AFA) T-25 Universal plane is the model that disappeared.
“The Curitiba Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Center coordinates the search operations. A C-105 Amazonas aircraft and an FAB H-36 Caracal helicopter were called to carry out searches and are moving to the region. A helicopter from the Fire Department Santa Catarina is already working to locate the aircraft”, says a statement from the FAB.
The Air Force Academy’s T-25 training aircraft is from Pirassununga , São Paulo, according to Lossa, and has a maximum capacity of two people on board. The disappearance occurred 30 miles north of Florianópolis (48 km), as G1 found out from sources at the Air Force.