Officials name pilot of missing aircraft
Officials have identified the missing pilot of a small plane that went missing Saturday over rugged terrain in western Wyoming.
The Sublette County Sheriff's Office says 63-year-old Myles McGinnis of LaBarge, Wyo., was the only occupant of the Cessna 182 that left Stevensville, Mont., on Saturday. The plane was bound for Pinedale but disappeared from radar between Jackson and Bondurant.
Public Information Officer Steve Smith of the sheriff's office says two search planes and a helicopter were searching for the McGinnis plane on Tuesday. Temporary flight restrictions are in place over the search area.
More searchers on the ground are traveling by foot and by snow machine. Nearly two feet of new snow has fallen in the search area since Saturday afternoon.
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