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Plane missing in West Virginia may have local ties

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A plane that went missing Tuesday in West Virginia, may belong to a local couple. Carterville First United Methodist Church posted on their Facebook page that the plane belonging to a family member of a church member went down.

Jim Copenhaver, Harrison-Taylor a deputy chief with the Harrison County Bureau of Emergency Services said they received a call from a local Emergency Management Agency Wednesday morning confirming the plane was missing.

Harrison County, West Virginia, Sheriff Robert Matheny told MetroNews that sometime after 3:30 p.m., a plane carrying to passengers was on radar at the Harrison/Wetzel county line, flying at about 6,800 feet.

The plane was reported as a Cirrus SR20 by the Federal Aviation Administration. Its last known location was 23 miles northwest of Clarksburg, West Virginia, according to MetroNews.


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