Search teams on Friday discovered the wreckage of a Santa Barbara Airlines ATR 42-300 that had lost contact with air traffic control following takeoff from Merida the day before. Venezuelan officials said all 43 passengers and three crew were killed. Wreckage was spotted from rescue helicopters over mountains just a few miles from Merida. The flight was on its way to Caracas but crashed in the Andes approximately 4,000 m. above sea level. "By the way it crashed we can determine there are no ...

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