Saturday, September 3, 2011

Chilean Air Force Plane Has Crashed Try to Land at Juan Fernandez Island

21 people may have been lost after aircraft disappeared after a couple attempts to land at strip on the islands made famous by novel "Robinson Carusoe" by Daniel Dafoe (which is. based loosely on an actual histore of a pirate marooned by his people and rescue by another crew of renegades according to book The Republic of Pirates by journalist and author Colin Woodward).  Passengers on the flight included those helping the area recover from last year's massive quake and resultant Tsunami and a news crew reporting on the recovery effort.