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Plane With 14 Aboard Missing

September 23, 1985|United Press International

WEYERS CAVE, Va. — A commuter airplane carrying 12 passengers and a crew of two disappeared from radar screens today while flying in fog over mountainous western Virginia, and a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said it had "crashed or crash-landed."

A helicopter search was launched for the Henson Airlines twin-engine Beech 99, which had taken off from Baltimore. The FAA spokesman said the plane disappeared off radar while approaching the Shenandoah Valley airport.

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