Orion launched in search for missing trio in Pacific Ocean

The Orion will start its search later on Tuesday morning.
The Orion will start its search later on Tuesday morning. Photo credit: NZDF / Twitter

A New Zealand Air Force plane is on its way to search for three people missing in the central Pacific Ocean.

The trio went missing near Tarawa, the capital of the Republic of Kiribati.

The Orion will start its search later on Tuesday morning.

Newshub.