Light plane with two on board disappears over British Channel

TEHRAN, Apr. 03 (MNA) – A search was underway Sunday to locate a British light aircraft with two people on board that disappeared over the English Channel, the French coastguard said, media have reported.

A search was underway Sunday to locate a British light aircraft with two people on board that disappeared over the English Channel, the French coastguard said, according to "timesofmalta" website on Sunday.

The Piper PA-28 plane took off from Wellesbourne, a village in central England, on Saturday for the northern French seaside resort of Le Touquet, the maritime prefecture said. 

The British-registered plane had taken off with five other light aircraft as part of a joint outing, the prefecture said. 

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