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Plane with 4 aboard sought in north Georgia

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ELLIJAY, Ga. (AP) - A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman says authorities in north Georgia are looking for a missing plane with four people on board.

FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says the plane, a Beech 35, was reported missing late Monday.

She says the plane departed the Ellijay airport Monday afternoon for a sightseeing trip within a 50-mile radius of the airport.

Bergen says the family called the airport when the plane didn't return as expected.

Bergen says the flight had no contact with air traffic controllers.

Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

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