NTSB Identification: ERA12FAMS2
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, June 08, 2012 in Atlantic Ocean, AO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/26/2012
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N8281S
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

After taking off from an airport in Pennsylvania, the airplane flew an easterly heading for 172 nautical miles until radar contact was lost over the Atlantic Ocean. A family member reported the airplane missing the following morning, and a Federal Aviation Administration Alert Notice (ALNOT) was issued at that time. A search was conducted by the Civil Air Patrol and the U.S. Coast Guard, but the airplane was not located. At the time of this writing, the location of the airplane and the condition of the pilot are not known.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

Undetermined (airplane and pilot missing).

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