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Authorities in Etowah County are searching for a plane after it was reported missing Thursday.


ETOWAH CO., Ala. (Ben Caxton) -On Friday morning, crews continued the search for a plane that disappeared from radar over Etowah County the night before.

It left Calhoun, Georgia and was headed to Tupelo, Mississippi. The pilot was supposed to fuel up in Tupelo, but he never did.

The plane circled the airport but never landed. It went back in the direction that it came from.

Crews are searching Lawson Road and Lacky Road, in the Aurora lake area.

The pilot is the only person on the plane.

Volunteers and aviation units from the Marshall Co. Sheriff’s Office and ALEA are assisting in a search of the area.