BREAKING: Search underway for plane that went missing leaving Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport, OH


UPDATE: The US Coast Guard says three adults and three children were on the plane that went missing near Cleveland, bound for Columbus.

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According to the Coast Guard, aircraft from Detroit and Canada are on scene. Another unit from Detroit is on the way.

The Coast Guard says 12-14 foot waves and 30-35 mph winds along with occasional flurries are making the search difficult.

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –A search is underway for a missing plane that left Burke Lakefront Airport late Thursday night.

Here is a timeline of the information we have confirmed throughout the morning:

Thursday, Dec. 29

5:32 p.m. N614SB Cessna Twin Jet left the Ohio State University Airport in Columbus, Ohio and landed at Burke Lakefront Airport at 6:10 p.m.

The aircraft is owned by Maverick Air LLC in Columbus.

10:57 p.m. The same jet takes off from Burke Lakefront Airport heading back to the OSU Airport. This aircraft has 11 seats, but the Cleveland Coast Guard tells us they believe six people were on board.

Eighteen seconds following take off, the jet is traveling at 207 miles per hour at 3,100 feet with an ascending rate of 1,059 feet per minute.

Sixteen seconds later, the jet is traveling at 278 miles per hour at 2,100 feet with a descending rate of -3,750 feet per minute. This was the last recorded transmission.

11:00 p.m. Burke loses all radar and contact with the jet.

The Cleveland Coast Guard begins a search on Lake Erie. The Cast Guard says its boats were not on the water for long because of weather conditions. Coast Guard Helicopters have been searching for the plane since.

Friday, Dec. 30

12:30 a.m. Cleveland 19 talked to Burke Lakefront Airport. At this point, employees were calling other local airports to see if anyone heard from the plane or if it had already landed.

4:30 a.m. The search is still underway. Cleveland 19’s Alyson Bruner is at Burke Lakefront with live updates on air. We will send out push alerts on our free mobile app with the latest information.

5:34 a.m. Cleveland 19 crew spots Canadian plane assisting with the search.

6:51 a.m. The Canadian Coast Guard says that an aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit and an aircrew from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Trenton, Ontario are searching for the plane. Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay is on its way from Detroit to assist.

December 30
US Coast Guard


7:36 a.m. The Coast Guard says that they believe the passengers are four adults and two children.

8:21 a.m. The Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay arrives at Burke Lakefront to search the water.

9:58 a.m. Live press conference announced for 11 a.m.

11:00 a.m. Press Conference:


11:20 a.m. The Coast Guard says that they are still treating this as a rescue mission, not a recovery mission.


Date: Thursday 29 December 2016
Time: ca 23:00
Type: Silhouette image of generic C525 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 525C Citation CJ4
Operator: Maverick Air
Registration: N614SB
C/n / msn: 525C0072
First flight: 2012
Engines: 2 Williams International FJ44-4A
Crew: Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers: Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total: Fatalities: / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location: off Cleveland-Burke Lakefront Airport, OH (BKL) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature: Unknown
Departure airport: Cleveland-Burke Lakefront Airport, OH (BKL/KBKL), United States of America
Destination airport: Columbus-Ohio State University Airport, OH (OSU/KOSU), United States of America

A Cessna 525C Citation CJ4 corporate jet went missing shortly after takeoff from Cleveland-Burke Lakefront Airport, Ohio, USA.
After takeoff from runway 24L or 24R at Burke Lakefront Airport, the aircraft made a right hand turn over Lake Erie. Flight tracking website Flightaware registered three datapoints after takeoff. The last point shows the aircraft in a high speed descent from 3100 feet at a descent rate of -3750 ft/min.

Source: BREAKING: Search underway for plane that went missing leaving Bu – Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH



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  1. I saw this plane coming in from the south while on the highway and thought to myself as how low it was coming in from that direction. Hope this is found….

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