Plane Missing Since 2008 Found 3K Feet Underwater
Discovered off Venezuela by US search boat
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Jun 20, 2013 9:27 AM CDT
In this Aug. 8, 2008 file photo, a tourist walks along the beach in Los Roques, Venezuela. The wreckage was found about six miles off Los Roques archipelago.   (AP Photo/Fernando Llano/File)

(Newser) – A plane missing for more than five years has been discovered by a US search boat off Venezuela. The small plane, with ID code YV2081, carried five Venezuelans, a Swiss citizen, and eight Italians. It was found some 3,000 feet underwater about six miles off Los Roques archipelago, the AP reports. The search was carried out via an agreement between Venezuela and Italy.