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Search resumes for missing plane in Dakotas

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Air Force helicopters brought in to help search for a missing plane and its pilot between South Dakota and North Dakota are scheduled to resume operations.

The American News reports that aerial crews including the North Dakota and South Dakota wings of the Civil Air Patrol and U.S. Air Force were grounded by bad weather on Saturday.

The blue and white single-engine Cessna went missing Thursday between Aberdeen, South Dakota, and Oakes, North Dakota. The plane never arrived at its destination in Oakes.

Brown County Emergency Management officials say ground crews have been searching since Thursday, even though the snowstorm.

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