UN officials on missing plane found alive in Bolivia

All 6 people were alive after the plane made an emergency landing in Asunta.

Last Updated: May 07, 2011, 14:07 PM IST

La Paz: Four UN officials and two crew members on board a Bolivian Air Force plane that was reported missing on Thursday have been found alive and in good condition, officials said.

All the six people were alive after their plane made an emergency landing in Asunta area in north La Paz, said Asunta Mayor Vidal Machicado.

But the mayor did not reveal the cause of the emergency landing, Xinhua reported.

"They are all in good condition," he said.

The Cessna light plane went missing on Thursday when it was flying over coca fields in north La Paz on a monitoring mission, the Air Force said in a statement.

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