Santiago - Chilean mountaineers say they have found the wreckage of a plane that crashed in the Andes 54 years ago, killing 24 people, including eight members of a professional soccer team.
The group has distributed photos of the site found in recent days at an altitude of about 3 200m and 360km south of Santiago, the capital.
Expedition member Leonardo Albornoz tells Chile's Channel 7 they're keeping the exact site secret to prevent looting.
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The Douglas DC-3 operated by the LAN airline disappeared on 3 April 1961, while flying from Osorno to Santiago.
Among those killed were players for the top-division Green Cross team, who were returning from a game.