Search continues for missing plane of George F. Baker III off coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts

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Friday, December 2, 2005

The United States Coast Guard is currently searching still for the downed Beechcraft twin-engine plane piloted by philanthropist George F. Baker III off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts.

Air-traffic controllers lost radar contact with pilot during the afternoon, even though the pilot has just talked with them moments before. The plane also did not issue a distress signal.

Weather is not believed to be a factor as visibility was above five miles.

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