Coast Guard suspends search for 3 after plane crash near San Clemente Island

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News Release  

U.S. Coast Guard 11th District Pacific Southwest
Contact: 11th District Public Affairs
Office: (510) 437-3325
11th District online newsroom


05/11/2023 12:00 PM EDT

The Coast Guard has suspended its active search for three people after a report of an aircraft emergency and a debris field was located approximately one mile southwest of San Clemente Island, Wednesday morning. The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection all provided search assets and searched a combined 334 square miles in the vicinity of the downed Phoenix Air Learjet with negative results.