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February 7, 2013
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Wreckage of missing aircraft found in Pine Nuts

The pilot of a missing aircraft is feared dead after searchers discovered wreckage in the Pine Nut Mountains on Thursday afternoon.The red and white Cessna 172 piloted by Minden resident Keith Jorgenson, 46, took off from Minden-Tahoe Airport for a local flight 5 p.m. Wednesday. No flight plan was filed.“They found the wreckage and they don't think it's a survivable crash,” Airport Manager Bobbi Thompson said Thursday.Washoe County's Raven Helicopter spotted the wreckage in the Pine Nuts southwest of Mount Como.Members of Douglas County Sheriff's Search & Rescue spent Thursday calling surrounding airports and checking for emergency locator transmitter signals …

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The Record Courier Updated Feb 7, 2013 07:33PM Published Feb 7, 2013 07:31PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.