The search for Vittorio Missoni and the five others flying on the twin-engine plane that vanished on Jan. 4 will continue, "without neglecting any possibility," said Missoni's brother Luca on Tuesday morning.
Luca Missoni added that "the only certain element regarding the disappearance of the BN-2 YV2615 [aircraft] and the individuals on board are the coordinates in which the plane disappeared from the radar."
Luca Missoni just returned from Caracas, Venezuela, where he had was supervising the search operations initiated by the Coastal Guard and the Venezuelan Civil Protection. Missoni and his family have left a "a trusted friend" to supervise the continued efforts. A ship equipped with deep Sea submarine research capabilities is set to go out immediately and Luca Missoni plans on returning to Caracas in February to follow up on its operations.
The Venezuelan government has pledged to continue "every kind of search" to find the missing plane carrying Vittorio Missoni and the five other individuals. Luca Missoni noted that officials have not ruled out any possible alternatives to the actual sinking of the plane. "For this reason, I can confirm that in Caracas not only is the search at Sea and on the coast not over, but that investigations continue without neglecting any possibility," he said.