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Kentucky State Police searching for missing Owensboro pilot

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Robert C. Dalzell Jr. (Image Source: Kentucky State Police) Robert C. Dalzell Jr. (Image Source: Kentucky State Police)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police say they are searching for a missing Owensboro pilot.

According to a KSP news release, 70-year-old Robert C. Dalzell Jr. left the Owensboro Regional Airport Monday around 9:10 a.m. Officials say he successfully landed at the Falls of Rough airport, located in Grayson County, at 9:45 a.m. According to Kentucky State Police, Dalzell left the Falls of Rough airport at 11:20 a.m. and did not return to the Owensboro airport.

KSP says Dalzell's last cell phone activity ping was Monday at 11:31 a.m., within five miles of the Fall of Rough airport.

Officials describe Dalzell as a white male. He is five feet, five inches tall and weighs 175 pounds. He has grey hair and hazel eyes.

Police say he was flying a 2012 Green Aero Criquet Bogota fixed wing plane. The plane's tail number is N429BB.

Officials with the Civil Air Patrol and Fish and Wildlife are searching from the air for Dalzell.

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