Small aircraft with British businessmen disappears in Brazil

May 4th, 2008 - 5:01 am ICT by admin  

Rio de Janeiro, May 4 (DPA) A light aircraft carrying four British businessmen has gone missing in Brazil, local media reported Saturday citing aviation authorities. The twin-engine Cessna from the small airline Aero Star disappeared from radar late Friday over the north-eastern state of Bahia, the reports said.

The identities of the passengers has not been announced.

Travelling to the town of Ilheus from Salvador, the plane’s last contact with control authorities had been late Friday evening. The pilots reported no problems, and said they were beginning landing maneuvers.

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