Vietnamese Search Plane Missing With 9 People Aboard

June 16, 2016 2:33 PM

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Vietnamese state media say a search plane carrying nine people has gone missing while attempting to locate a pilot from a crashed fighter jet.

The Thanh Nien newspaper said the maritime patrol aircraft lost contact Thursday afternoon about 44 nautical miles (81 kilometers) southwest of Bach Long Vi island, off the coast of the northern port city of Haiphong.

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