Coast Guard responding to downed aircraft 23 miles East of Palm Beach

Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark file photo

Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark file photo

MIAMI— The Coast Guard along with Palm Beach Sheriff Office are responding to a downed aircraft Friday approximately 23 miles east of Palm Beach.

Coast Guard Seventh District watchstanders were notified by the Federal Aviation Administration of a possible downed Piper Saratoga aircraft with two people aboard. The Coast Guard issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast and launched an MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami, the Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark (WPC-1106) and a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet to assist.

No further information is available at this time.

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