Was Enroute From Georgia To Eufaula, AL
ANN REALTIME UPDATE 10.08.07 1845
EDT: Search crews have located the wreckage of a
single-engine Bellanca aircraft that went missing over Georgia
Friday afternoon... as well as the body of the plane's pilot, Kyle
Representatives with Bainbridge, GA-based Ag-Flight told
BainbridgeNews.com Boss, a 22-year-old student pilot who had been
at the school for about six weeks, took off on a routine flight to
Eufaula, AL late Friday afternoon. Crews began their search for the
missing pilot after he failed to return from the two-hour
One witness, a resident of Baker County, reportedly told search
crews they saw the accident aircraft in a steep nose-down attitude,
which the resident did not consider unusual for a crop-dusting
plane. The information helped crews narrow their search, and the
wreckage was found a short time later.
EDT: Aero-News readers and pilots are asked to be on the
lookout for a pilot whose Citabria went missing this weekend on a
flight from southern Georgia to Eufaula, AL.
WSFA-12 in Montgomery, AL reports Kyle Boss, 22, departed an
airfield in south Georgia Friday, but never made it to his
destination. Crews searching from the air and on the ground have so
far been unable to locate the plane (file photo of type shown at
Georgia Emergency Management Agency spokesman Gary Rice says
state patrol helicopters are assisting Civil Air Patrol aircraft in
The search area -- -- which spans approximately 1200 square
miles, centered on the Chatahoochee River from Bainbridge, GA to
Eufaula -- includes dense wooded areas.
Boss was flying N62970, a Bellanca 7GCBC Citabria two-place
tandem, high-wing aircraft.
Anyone with information on the plane's disappearance is asked to
contact local authorities.