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Italian Fashion Boss's Crashed Plane Found

Venezuela says it has located plane

(Newser) - The doomed plane of Italian fashion exec Vittorio Missoni has been located. Venezuela announced today it found the crashed tourist plane, which vanished off the Venezuelan coast after taking off from the Los Roques archipelago in January, Reuters reports. No further details were given. Missoni was onboard with his wife,... More »

First Debris Found From Missoni Plane

Piece of luggage found near island

(Newser) - The first sign of debris from a missing plane that was carrying the CEO of Italian fashion house Missoni has surfaced in the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao. A German tourist found a bag from the plane, which vanished shortly after takeoff on Jan. 4 near Venezuela, an official said.... More »

Pilot of Missing Missoni Plane Had Expired License

And the airline didn't have proper paperwork, either

(Newser) - The search for fashion boss Vittorio Missoni and others aboard a small plane that went missing off the coast of Venezuela Jan. 4 continues, and a new report today doesn't exactly inspire confidence: An Italian newspaper says neither the 72-year-old pilot nor the small airline he worked for had... More »

Missing Fashion Mogul's Family Begs for Help

Crews search for Missoni's plane; or was he kidnapped?

(Newser) - The family of a missing Italian fashion designer is begging for help after his plane vanished off the coast of Venezuela on Friday, ANSA reports. "Vittorio Missoni is missing," tweeted Missoni's son. "Please help me find my father!" With searches ongoing, the pilot of a... More »

Italian Fashion Boss Missing After Plane Disappears

Target shoppers may know work of Vittorio Missoni

(Newser) - A top fashion executive in Italy is feared dead after the small tourist plane he was in disappeared off the Venezuela coast, reports Reuters . Vittorio Missoni, 58, who co-owns the fashion house started by his parents, was among six people aboard the craft that went missing yesterday. The search continued... More »

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