The U.S. Coast Guard, Maryland State Police and Ocean City Fire Department are searching after a plane crashed into the water near Ocean City, Md. on Sunday.
boaters contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads at approximately 4
p.m. EDT reporting the plane crashed approximately 500 yards offshore
of 130th Street in Ocean City.
Hampton Roads issued an urgent marine information broadcast and
dispatched crews aboard boats from Coast Guard Station Ocean City to
assist. A Maryland State Police helicopter is also assisting in the
search, and the Coast Guard has divers from the Ocean City Fire
plane is reported to be a CJ-6A and took off from the Ocean City
The aircraft reportedly sank shortly after crashing into the water.
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