Plane found north of Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. ( – The wreckage of a plane was found about three miles north of Aberdeen on Monday, according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.

While officials haven’t confirmed exact information of the aircraft, a search for a missing plane has taken place for nearly two weeks.

A single-engine Cessna aircraft left Aberdeen the night of Oct. 9 bound for Oakes, N.D., but it never arrived. Air and ground searches had taken place since then, including some by the Civil Air Patrol.

A hunter found the wreckage around 6:10 p.m. on Monday.

According to a press release from the Brown County Emergency Management office: Officials are working to confirm the identity of the pilot and further details will be released as soon
as they are available and families have been notified. Officials from the National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration have been notified. The Brown County Sheriff’s
Office is currently leading the investigation until NTSB arrives on scene.