Coast Guard suspends search for man, downed plane

Oregon Coast

A single-engine plane reportedly went down near Cape Falcon Saturday

US Coast Guard rescue helicopter. (USCG 13th District Pacific Northwest)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Late Sunday morning, US Coast Guard crews suspended their search for a man who crashed his plane into the ocean near Cape Falcon.

Crews first started their search Saturday afternoon after the Coast Guard received reports that a small, single-engine aircraft went down near the cape, which is south of Cannon Beach.

It is unknown what caused the crash.

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