GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4) – A search is being conducted for a plane carrying four people from Canada that took off from Grand Junction Thursday morning.

The Civil Air Patrol confirmed the information with our partners at KREX 5 News.

The small engine plane landed in Grand Junction Wednesday night due to bad weather after taking off from Alberta, Canada.

missing plane from kaupp family farms fb copy Crews Search For Missing Plane With 4 People On Board

(credit: Kaupp Family)

It was headed to Albuquerque, New Mexico.

A family member in Canada said the pilot texted him Thursday morning saying they were taking off from Grand Junction, but the plane never arrived in New Mexico.

Calls and texts to the people on board have gone unanswered.

missing plane 2 from kaupp family farms fb copy Crews Search For Missing Plane With 4 People On Board

(credit: Kaupp Family)

Civil Air Patrol planes out of Grand Junction and Montrose have joined in the search for the missing plane.

A family member posted the following information on Facebook:

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s