C&C Underwater Search Team Locate Missing Aircraft

SeaDiscovery.com
Monday, July 01, 2013
'Sea Scout': Photo credit C&C Technologies

C & C Technologies, Inc. in co-operation with SEA Corporation, the Italian and Venezuelan Authorities, and Mr. Luca Missoni, confirm that two aircraft lost off the archipelago of Los Roques, Venezuela have been located and positively identified. 

Search operations were conducted by the, R/V Sea Scout, C & C’s purpose designed 134-foot aluminum hulled oceanographic catamaran vessel equipped with an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV).  The AUV’s sensor suite includes a Dual Frequency Chirp Side Scan Sonar, Chirp Subbottom Profiler, Multibeam Bathymetry and Imagery System, and a Camera Mosaicking System. 

The first aircraft, LET L-410 aircraft (registration number YV-2081) found was lost in 2008 south of the archipelago of Los Roques, Venezuela, carrying fourteen passengers and crew from Caracas, Venezuela to Los Roques.

The second missing  aircraft, BN2 Islander aircraft (registration number YV-2615) to be located was lost north of the island on January 4, 2013 carrying six passengers and crew, including fashion design CEO Vittoio Missoni and his wife Maurizia Castiglioni.

C&C said they were grateful to have been a part of this mission offering prayers and sympathies to the relatives and friends of those lost in the hope that their efforts may help bring some closure.  Images of the downed planes are not being released out of respect for the victims and their families.


Image also courtesy of C&C Technologies
 

Maritime Reporter August 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Brent Holds Above $97, Eyes Worst Quarter Since 2012

Brent crude futures hovered above $97 a barrel on Tuesday, aided by firm U.S. and Chinese data, but the oil benchmark was on track for its deepest quarterly drop

MAN Propulsion Packages for New Icelandic Trawlers

MAN Diesel and Turbo inform that Icelandic owners, HB Grandi, Vinnslustodin hf. and Hradfrystihusid Gunnvör, have ordered newbuildings based on two different ship

IRPT, Community College MoA on Maritime Training

The Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals (IRPT) Trade Association announced today that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Lewis & Clark Community

Unmanned Vehicles

Northrop Grumman Advances Unmanned Maritime Capabilities

Innovative unmanned systems program moves forward to Phase II.   Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is developing new, advanced unmanned systems to support

Boeing, Liquid Robotics Enter Maritime Surveillance Partnership

Boeing and Liquid Robotics signed a global, multiyear teaming agreement for collaboration on product development, maritime services and operational deployments.

DSS Secures HOS Jones Act MPSV for Gulf ROV Work

Delta SubSea Secures U.S.-Flagged DP-2 IMR/Construction Support Vessel for Deepwater ROV Operations in the GoM. Delta SubSea, LLC (DSS) has entered into an agreement

Subsea Salvage

Ulstein Wins Design, Equipment SRI Contract

Ulstein  has been awarded the design and equipment contract for Van Oord’s new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’.   Working in close cooperation with Van Oord,

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Salvage Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.4732 sec (2 req/sec)