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Authorities find baggage after plane in Cleveland crashed

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Fourth Estate Staff

Cleveland, OH, United States (4E) – Authorities found baggage near the area where a missing plane carrying six people crashed in Cleveland.

The Cleveland mayor’s office said in a statement that authorities are now investigating the bag that was recovered. It was found near Shoreby Club Harbor in Bratenahl. The area is a private lake near Cleveland. The bag is said to belong to the pilot and it continued his ID and other items.

More on the search, five boats and a helicopter were deployed on Sunday over Lake Erie. The search will be resuming on Monday. The Cleveland Division of Fire, the U.S. Coast Guard and Underwater Marine Contractors have deployed their boats and their dive teams as well in an attempt to look for debris or any survivor. The search was halted as of Sunday due to the weather and water conditions on Lake Erie.

According to reports, John T. Fleming, the chief executive of a Columbus-based beverage distribution company was the pilot of the plane. His wife and their two teenage sons, as well as two neighbors, were on board. The wife was identified as Suzanne and the teenagers were identified as Andrew and John.

The names of the neighbors were not revealed yet but it was reported that it was a neighbor and a daughter of the neighbor. The family and the two neighbors just attended a Cleveland Cavaliers basketball game. The plane disappeared late Thursday after it took off from Burke Lakefront Airport.

They are all from Dublin, Ohio.

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