Coast Guard suspends search for man in Cessna 170 lost near Port Angeles

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Published: Jan. 27, 2021 at 6:42 AM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian rescue crews have suspended the search for a man in a plane that went down in the waters northeast of Port Angeles, Washington.

In a tweet, the Coast Guard Pacific Northwest account said the search was suspended at 4 p.m. and that rescue crews had searched a 1,170 square mile area during the search.

The Coast Guard posted on Twitter that they received a report of a plane going down around 4 p.m. Tuesday, Alaska time. The Coast Guard says the plane originally took off from Ketchikan with one man on board the Cessna 170.

In an earlier tweet, the Coast Guard said crews had planned to search through the night.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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