Recovery crews narrow search for missing plane in Cleveland

NTSB technician and crew deploying the underwater locator beacon detector (CREDIT: City of Cleveland)

CLEVELAND (WCMH) — The city of Cleveland says it has narrowed it search area for a plane that went missing last week over Lake Erie after receiving multiple transmissions from the plane’s cockpit voice recorder.

The search area is a 125 by 325-foot square area.

Weather and water conditions did not allow for divers to enter the water or sonar equipment to be used Thursday, the city said. Rescue efforts will continue Friday.

The plane disappeared late Thursday night over the lake. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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