Stowaways: 2 die on Chile-Colombia flight, says Avianca

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Stowaways: 2 die on Chile-Colombia flight, says Avianca
The company reported in a statement. Photo: AFP/ File

This Saturday, two stowaways died while They were traveling in the landing gear of an airplane that covered the route between Santiago de Chile and Bogota, Colombiareported the Colombian airline Avianca.

“Upon arrival at El Dorado airport, airline personnel found the bodies of two people who flew irregularly on the landing gear,” the company in charge of the route said in an official statement.

  • The bodies were found on flight AV 116, which landed in Bogotá at 6:55 p.m. on Friday, the Colombian airport authority said.

“Civil Aeronautics of Colombia established communication with the competent authorities in the Republic of Chile and with the airline to initiate investigations,” the entity added.

So far no information is known about the identity of the deceased. The Colombian press, citing an internal report from the Prosecutor’s Office, indicates that they are two young men.

  • The airline extended its condolences to the families

“Avianca extends its condolences to the families of these people and will be attentive to all the support it can provide in this sad situation.”

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