1 day passes without finding possible plane crash site near Montgomery

Full day goes by in search for missing plane in Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - The search continues more than a day after a plane possibly crashed in Montgomery County, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

According to Capt. George Beaudry, the sheriff’s office and the Civil Air Patrol are still searching by air and ground. The Pike Road Volunteer Fire Department is also searching in the area of Wallahatchee Road.

Beaudry said the sheriff’s office received notification around 4 p.m. Thursday from the Federal Aviation Administration in Atlanta regarding a small aircraft that reportedly issued a mayday in the area of Pike Road.

The FAA confirmed Friday the aircraft is missing in the area of Bartlett. It is not clear how many people may have been on board.

If you are a landowner in the Pike Road area, law enforcement officials ask that you check your property for any debris or areas that have been disturbed.

Any discovery of any wreckage should be reported to the sheriff’s office or 911 immediately.

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