Search for missing plane in Charleston County called off

CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — Authorities have called off the search for a missing plane after no evidence of a crash was found, according to the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities say the Federal Aviation Authority alerted Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch that staff lost contact with a small plane around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, February 19.

The FAA said the last known radar contact happened near South Grimball on James Island.

Charleston Sheriff Marine and Air Support Units were searching for the plane around James Island and Johns Island.

Sunday evening at 9:37 p.m., authorities announced the search was called off.


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