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Local search and rescue, including the Coast Guard, are currently.looking for a Cessna Citation 525 aircraft that departed Burke Lakefront Airport at 10:50 p.m. on Thursday evening.

According to the FAA, the aircraft’s intended destination was The Ohio State University, but the small plane is not visible on radar.

A petty officer with the Coast Guard tells Channel 3 News that a Coast Guard aircraft from Detroit is already searching, and a second aircraft from Canada is on its way to help aid in the search. Bristol Bay will also assist, but it is unclear when they will arrive Friday.

According to the Associated Press, there has been no sign of debris from the missing plane.

The petty officer also said that weather conditions, including 10 to 12-foot seas and 25 to 35-foot waves, are making search efforts difficult. Winds are impeding visibility for searchers. The Coast Guard searched via helicopter overnight due to the weather.

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