Skydiving Plane Missing In Washington

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Authorities in Washington State are searching for a Cessna Grand Caravan that went missing late Sunday with nine skydivers and an unknown number of other people on board. The aircraft was bringing members of the Snohomish Skydive Team home to Shelton, Wash., from a skydive meet in Idaho. It disappeared from radar about 8 p.m., about the same time a hunter in the Rimrock Lake area west of Yakima said he saw a low-flying aircraft and heard a crash. Weather at the time of the crash was relatively low overcast and rain showers. No emergency locator transmitter signal was detected. The aircraft is owned by Kapowsin Air Sports, of Shelton.