Hotline set up for Fossett search

A hotline has been established for tips in the search for famed aviator Steve Fossett.

The number, (910) 396-0704 and when the tone comes, dial 4719. Officials say tipsters should be prepared to leave their name, contact number, latitude and longitude coordinates and a description of the area.

Officials said they are getting dozens of tips a day from people using Google Earth and to join in the search.

Fossett disappeared on Labor Day morning from the Flying M Ranch in a Citabria Super Decathlon aircraft. He was last seen flying south.


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