Crash of ultralight plane reported, nothing found during search
POSTED: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 12:42pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 2:08pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: After an intense search, investigators say they were unable to locate a plane or crash site.
ORIGINAL: Several agencies are currently investigating a reported plane crash in East Baton Rouge Parish.
The Baton Rouge Police Department tells us that the Civil Air Patrol is currently canvassing a wooded area near the 14000 block of S. Choctaw in response to the reported crash. Witnesses report that an ultralight plane was seen going down in that area.
So far investigators have not located the reported crash site. The Baton Rouge Airport does not have any record of a plane being in that area at the time of the crash.
Details are limited. We will provide an update on the NBC33 Facebook page as soon as it’s available.