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Unresponsive Plane Crashes in Gulf of Mexico

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

A twin-engine aircraft crashed into the Gulf of Mexico after the pilot was unresponsive for nearly three hours as radar tracked the plane flying aimlessly in loops. The FAA lost radio contact with the Cessna 421 before 9 a.m. ET. It was circling at approximately 28,000 feet. Fully loaded, the plane was carrying about 3.5 hours worth of fuel. Only the pilot was thought to be on board.
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Pilot unresponsive as small plane circles above Gulf

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

The U.S. Coast Guard is mobilizing rescue crews and warning ships in the Gulf of Mexico to look out for a small plane whose pilot appears to be unresponsive, a spokesman for the service said Thursday. The aircraft, a Cessna 421,  wa... Read Post

Drone Close Calls Near Airports Prompts FAA Action

News : ABC Headlines Blog (4 hours ago)

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Gulf of Mexico Plane Crash: Cessna 421 With Unresponsive Pilot Crashes Off Coast of Florida

News : The Inquisitr - News (3 years ago)

Pensacola, Fla. — A small private plane with only an “unresponsive” pilot on board crashed into the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday after circling for more than two hours, US officials said. Officials at Slidell Airport in Louisiana, whe... Read Post


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