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Coast Guard suspends search for plane off Jamaica

The Coast Guard on Sunday suspended a search for possible survivors in the crash of a small plane off the coast Jamaica on Friday.

The single-engine prop plane was schedule to land in Naples, Fla., at noon Friday. Military fighter jets were scrambled to monitor the aircraft after the pilot did not respond to communication.

A Coast Guard air crew spotted possible debris and deployed buoys to mark the site for Jamaican Defense Force boat crews. The search continued on Saturday, but the debris had disappeared.

"Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family of the two missing people; the Coast Guard suspends a search-and-rescue case with extremely great care and deliberation," Capt. Todd M. Coggeshall said in a statement.

The crash claimed the lives of a prominent Rochester, New York, couple, Larry Glazer, 68, and his wife, Jane Glazer, 68. The husband is believed to have fallen unconcious while piloting the  single-engine turboprop Socata TBM700.



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