(FOX NEWS) - A plane went missing Thursday while en route to the Bahamas from South Carolina and search and rescuers were investigating to determine its whereabouts.
The Piper PA-31 Navajo, a twin-engine aircraft, departed from Robert. F Swinnie Airport in Georgetown County. The plane vanished from radar around 11:30 a.m. and disappeared around 110 miles east of Charleston, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
The aircraft reported "an in-flight emergency, lost contact on radar and notified the [Air Force Rescue Coordination Center.]
The Coast Guard said the search would continue through Thursday night by ship, while aircraft would rejoin the search at first light Friday morning.
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