Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Pilot

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - The Coast Guard has suspended a search for a
50-year-old pilot who lost communication after leaving Florida in a
single-engine airplane.

The Coast Guard Aviation Training Center in Mobile had conducted
three search patterns over an area larger than Rhode Island to
search for Mark Nichter. The search was suspended around 8 a.m.
Saturday.

The Coast Guard had gotten a call from the Air Force Rescue
Coordination Center around 4 p.m. Thursday saying Nichter had lost
radio communication after taking off from St. Petersburg, Florida.


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