Airliner missing in Venezuela with more than 40 people aboard

Other News Materials 22 February 2008 06:01 (UTC +04:00)

( dpa ) - An airliner with more than 40 people on board was missing late Thursday in Venezuela, Union Radio reported citing authorities.

Venezuelan officials have launched a search effort.

The Santa Barbara Airlines plane was on a Venezuelan domestic flight from Merida to Maiquetia when it reportedly disappeared from radar screens. There were no radio communications from the plane after it vanished.