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At least two presumed dead after plane crashes into ocean off San Pedro

At least two presumed dead after plane crashes into ocean off San Pedro

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a private plane and its two passengers after failing to find any sign of life in the waters between San Pedro and the Los Angeles Harbor where it went down Friday afternoon.

The Coast Guard said it halted its efforts at 9:15 a.m. Saturday after searching overnight and into the morning. 

Two men, ages 61 and 81, were in the aircraft that was confirmed down in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, Petty Officer Andrea Anderson said. The men have not been identified.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is taking over the investigation.

“The Coast Guard is no...

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