Coast Guard Suspends Search for Reported Down Plane

A fisherman reported Tuesday he heard a pilot's emergency landing on his CB radio

Wednesday, May 30, 2012  |  Updated 10:10 AM CDT
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Search Suspended for Reported Down Plane

A Coast Guard helicopter searches Lake Michigan for a reported missing pilot.

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday morning to check whether a plane  made an emergency landing into a body of water in Northwest Indiana.

The search was stopped as of 8:15 a.m. after they found no sign of a down plan.

A fisherman reported Tuesday night he heard a pilot's distress call on his CB radio and an emergency landing, according to the Coast Guard.

Chicago Police helped search for the reported pilot early into the morning, but no one was found.

Helicopters searched Wolf Lake and Lake Michigan between Gary and Hammond, Ind.

The Federal Aviation Administration has no reports of a missing plane.
 

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