Authorities are searching for a small plane that’s missing in eastern Minnesota.
The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office says the Mooney M20J single-engine plane filed a flight plan with the Federal Aviation Administration for a Wednesday trip from the Moose Lake Carlton County Airport to the Crystal Airport. The plane was scheduled to land in Crystal at 5:15 but never arrived.
Authorities checked several airports but didn’t find the plane. It was never picked up on radar at either the Duluth or Minneapolis airports, and there have been no citizen reports of a downed aircraft.
A land search is being conducted in the area of the Moose Lake Carlton County Airport. Weather has ruled out an aerial search.