Medevac Plane With Seven on Board Disappears Off Senegal

September 6, 2015 9:27 PM

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DAKAR — A medical evacuation plane with seven people on board, including a French patient, disappeared off the coast of Senegal on Saturday night during a flight from Burkina Faso to Dakar, the Senegalese civil aviation authority said on Sunday.

The private Senegalair plane flying from Ouagadougou dropped off radar screens at 7:08 p.m. (3:08 p.m. ET), 74 miles west of the Senegalese capital, the aviation authority said in a statement.

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