Feb. 15 (UPI) — The U.S. Coast Guard found a body Tuesday during a search for three people who went missing aboard a small plane off the coast of Florida, authorities said.
The aircraft went missing early Sunday off Cedar Key, Fla., officials said. Jasper Jerrels, 65, his 17-year-old son and Hue Singletary, 60, were on board.
Searchers found a seat cushion, flight manual and a headset they believe came from the plane. But n wreckage was discovered.
“We continue to remain hopeful,” Coast Guard spokesman Michael De Nyse said Tuesday morning.