Authorities Search for Missing Plane in Wetzel County


Authorities are conducting a search for a missing plane in Wetzel County, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

A Cirrus SR20 aircraft has presumably crashed with two people on board, according to the FAA.

The plane’s last known position is approximately 23 miles northwest of Clarksburg, authorities said. The plane departed from Delaware Coastal Airport in Georgetown, Delaware yesterday and was heading to the Fleming-Mason Airport in Flemingsburg, Kentucky.

According to the Air Force Public Affairs Office, the Civil Air Patrol is involved in an active and ongoing mission to search for the plane.

We have a reporter headed to the Wallace Volunteer Fire Department, where a command center is reported to be setup.

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