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Coast Guard Searching For Missing Plane

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U.S. Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a small plane the failed to show up at it destination along Florida's Gulf coast.

Officials said in a news release that three people were on board the single-engine plane that left Brooksville on Sunday. A missing plane report was filed just after 5 p.m. when the plane failed to show up in Cedar Key.

The Coast Guard says the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center reported the plan was last spotted on radar at 11:06 a.m. Sunday, when it was some seven miles south of Cedar Key.

A flight plan was not filed for the plane.

Crews from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Levy County Fire and Rescue and Cedar Key Fire and Rescue assisted in the search.

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