Posted: Apr 6, 2013 9:48 PM by MTN News
Updated: Apr 6, 2013 9:50 PM
UPDATE: The McCone County Sheriff's Office says it is responding to reports of a crashed plane in the county. They could not release any further information at this time.
A private airplane was reported missing Saturday, April 6, after taking off from a rural airstrip northwest of Wolf Point.
The Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office reported that Darin Ray Brown, 38, took off from Brown Farms at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday headed to Yellowstone County.
His flight plan indicated that he intended to fly toward Circle then west to a farm at 8386 Coakley Road near Acton, 15 miles northwest of Billings.
Brown was last heard from between 10:45 and 11 a.m. when he talked to his wife, who is in Acton, while flying over Wolf Point.
The plane, a Cessna 182, has a blue and white tail and the tail number is N8721T.
The plane was reported missing at 2:45 p.m. and a search via the air began.
Brown is 5'10", 180 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.
Residents in the area of his flight plan are asked to check their property and contact Roosevelet County Deputy Sheriff Clay McGeshick at 406- 653-6240 if the plane is found or if they remember seeing the plane overhead so that law enforcement can track his flight.