Vittori Missoni is missing, along with his wife Maurizia Castiglioni and two friends after the group’s plane disappeared in Venezuela, the Associated Press reports.
Missoni is the head of the famous Missoni fashion house, founded by his father, Ottavio Missoni. The couple was vacationing with four friends, two of whom were with Missoni and Castigliani on the plane when it disappeared from radar during its 90-mile journey to Caracas from the resort island of Los Roques.
Ottavio and his wife Rosita Missoni are awaiting news at their home in Italy, along with Vittorio’s sitter, Angela Missoni, the Missoni company’s creative director. Vittorio’s brother Luca Missoni, who is also active in the family business is said to be traveling to Venezuela to keep an eye on search and rescue efforts.