SAN JOSE (AFP) – Rescue teams in Costa Rica found the bodies who were among six travelling on a small plane that crashed in the Caribbean on Saturday, officials said.
The aircraft was carrying five German passengers and a Swiss pilot on a flight from Mexico when it went down off the coast of Costa Rica on Friday. “We have recovered some pieces of the plane that were washed in by the tide, and two bodies,” said Public Security Minister, Jorge Torres.
Search and rescue operations began after the plane lost contact with a control tower in eastern Limon province man.
The Costa Rican Foreign Ministry gave no information on the identity of those killed in the crash.