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.
The Coast Guard says a small plane that two F-15 fighter jets were tracking for hours has crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. Read Post
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