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Search Continues For Missing Plane Near Yakutat

By | September 10, 2013

The Air Force and the Coast Guard continue looking for a plane that went missing Monday on a flight from Yakutat to Anchorage.

The pilot is reported to be Alan Foster, 47, of Eagle River.

A Coast Guard H-60 with an Air Force para-rescue jumper on board did four shoreline searches between Icy Bay and Yakutat yesterday.

An Air Force C-130 is expected to join the search Tuesday.

Weather in the area was described as raining, 40 knot winds, three-quarter mile visibility, and ceiling of only about 300feet.

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