Transcript for 6 US Marines Vanish in Nepal
We turn now to Nepal and the all-out search for the six American Marines flying a American military helicopter like this one, vanishing without a trace as they rushed to the scene of that deadly earthquake. The search suspended for the night as the mystery deepens for that entire team on board. ABC's chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz tonight. Reporter: Another day of searching these rugged mountains, with no sign of the missing Americans. The six Marines and two Nepalese had been delivering rice, tarps and other supplies to these remote areas, just hours after the deadly aftershock hit Nepal yesterday. Today, Ronald norgren posted a message on Facebook today, saying, "Our son Chris was flying the helicopter that is now missing in Nepal." He's urging for prayers. The uh-1y does have an emergency beacon on board, but officials say it is only activated automatically, if it hits water. But each of the six crewmembers would have had a survival beacon and radio with them. That is capable of transmitting both on satellite frequencies, as well as civilian emergency frequencies. Reporter: The crew would have had to turn the beacon or radio on themselves, and searchers have heard nothing. Even satellite frequencies sometimes can be hard to get out when you're in a mountainous terrain. Reporter: The search will resume again in a few hours. The Marine Corps is trying to remain hopeful. They say that while there has been no communication from any of the six, there has been no indication of a crash or flames or smoke, either. David?
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