Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Chatham County, Georgia: Police end search for reported downed plane

CHATHAM COUNTY, GEORGIA —

UPDATE 3:34 p.m.:


Chatham County Police Marine Patrol and the Chatham County Mosquito Control helicopter have ended their search for a plane that was reported to have crashed last night.


The caller said the plane crashed near Butterbean Beach but emergency crews were unable to find any debris or sign of a crash.

After searching for several hours overnight and into Tuesday afternoon authorities called off the search.


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Chatham County Police are searching for any signs of a possible plane crash.


Investigators say that someone called 911 about 7:30 Monday night claiming that a plane went down in the water near Wilmington Island.


Crews searched Monday night near the Rodney J. Hall Boat Ramp but found nothing.


Those crews were expected to restart their search Tuesday morning.


Original article can be found here ➤ https://www.wjcl.com

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