Missing Aircraft: Search party begin flights

Update: 9:36AM MEMBERS of the search party looking for the missing crew of the Pacific Flying school Cessna 172 have returned from an early flight over the Delaikoro mountain range of Cakaudrove.

The search team are scouring the mountainous area on a helicopter.

Divisional Police Commander North SSP Verani Nakauyaca led the search party this morning leaving Dogoru Village at 5.30am.

Missing are trainee pilot Merelesita Lutu, 21 and flying instructor Iliesa Tawalo.

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