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A search for a missing plane that was approaching Raleigh-Durham International Airport continued this morning near Umstead Park.

According to RDU, the plane disappeared from radar Sunday evening just before 7:25.

The airport said a small general aviation aircraft approaching RDU was lost on radar somewhere near Umstead State Park. An alert issued by the FAA said the aircraft was a Piper PA32 headed to Runway 32 when contact was lost. It’s not known how many people were on the plane or where it took off from.


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