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Lake search suspended after report of downed plane

4 years 2 months 1 week ago Sunday, September 07 2014 Sep 7, 2014 September 07, 2014 11:06 AM September 07, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard in New Orleans says it has suspended a search of Lake Pontchartrain that was begun after authorities received a call about a possible small plane crash in the water near the city of Mandeville.

The call was received Saturday night. As of Sunday morning searchers had not spotted debris or other signs of a crash. And the Coast Guard says there have been no reports of missing or overdue aircraft.

New Orleans-based Coast Guard personnel searched for more than eight hours. The search was suspended late Sunday morning, pending any new developments.

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