Friday, October 30, 2009

Nine survive Brazil tropical forest crash

An Indian clan in Brazil has found at least nine survivors after a plane came down cavernous in the Amazon forest, the Brazilian air force says.
Two people - a group member and a passenger - are as yet unaccounted for.
The plane made a forced landing on the Itui river on Thursday break of day. Members of the Matis tribe found the air craft the next morning and notified establishment.
The Cessna C-98 Caravan was carrying four crew and seven government medics involved in a vaccination campaign.
The survivors were airlifted to Cruzeiro do Sul in the Brazilian position of Acre, the health ministry said. They were said to be in excellent condition.
The newest reports from the air force said two public were missing. An prior statement said one person was believed to have died.

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