Press conference on Wednesday about the missing plane. | Tolo Jaume
A fire-fighting Air Tractor plane from the company contracted to the environment ministry's Ibanat agency went missing on Tuesday evening. At eight minutes past six, contact with the pilot was lost. The plane had been on a reconnaissance flight. It was scheduled to have left the Son Bonet aerodrome in Palma at half five and to have been in the air for an hour. The Air Tractor 802 in fact took off at 5.23pm. There was contact with the pilot at 6pm when the plane was in the Valldemossa area. It was then heading for Cala San Vicente, when the contact was lost.