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Bodies recovered after plane crash

Chilean rescuers have started recovering bodies following the crash of a military plane that went down in the Pacific Ocean with 21 on board.

The bodies of two women and two man were recovered by searchers or fishermen, said Air Force Gen Maximiliano Larraechea.

He said they had not yet been identified. Six women were on the flight.

Vice Admiral Cristian de la Maza said searchers were finding many pieces of the CASA 212 plane that crashed on Friday afternoon after two failed attempts to land in difficult weather on the Juan Fernandez islands. Officials say they believe all passengers died.

Among those on board was popular Chilean television personality Felipe Camiroaga.

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