Search Crews Looking For Missing Plane Bound For Titusville, Two Adults and Two Kids Missing

By  //  May 16, 2017

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airplane departed Borinquen, Puerto Rico, at approximately 11 a.m. Monday

The Coast Guard is searching Tuesday for an overdue aircraft 37 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas.

BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – The Coast Guard is searching Tuesday for an overdue aircraft 37 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas.

Missing are Jennifer Blumin, from New York, Nathan Ulrich, from New York, and Blumin’s 4-year-old and 10-year-old sons.

Watch standers with the Coast Guard Seventh District Command Center received a report from Miami Air Traffic Control at 2:10 p.m., Monday, of lost radar and radio contact from of a MU-2B airplane approximately 37 miles east of Eleuthera. Communication was reported to be lost at 24,000 feet with a speed of 300 knots.

The airplane departed Borinquen, Puerto Rico, at approximately 11 a.m., Monday, and also became overdue after failing to arrive in Titusville, Florida.

A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater C-130 Hercules airplane crew searched Monday for the overdue plane. A Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City C-130 Hercules airplane and an Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew are searching Tuesday.

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The Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber was also diverted to assist in the search.

Customs and Border Patrol and the Royal Bahamas Defense Force are assisting in the search.


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