According to recent reports from the Italian Foreign Ministry, a CEO along with five others are missing, as well as the plane that carried them. The small plane is said to have went missing off the coast of Venezuela, explained Interior Minister Nestor Reverol Torres.
On Saturday, USA Today reported that rescue crews were dispatched to search for the CEO and the other missing passengers. Various boats and aircrews searched for the small plane that vanished from radar during its flight from the resort islands in Venezuela. There has been no sign of them as of yet, local officials stated.
The passengers on the plane were listed as being; Vittorio Missoni the head of Missoni fashion house, his wife Maurizia Castiglioni, two friends and two Venezuelan crew members, a Missoni SpA official reported.
Friends of Vittorio Missoni described him as being an outdoorsman as well as an active sportsman. Missoni and the other passengers of the flight were reportedly scheduled to fly back to Italy after they spent the holidays in Caracas.