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KSP looking for pilot who went missing Memorial Day

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OWENSBORO, Ky -

Kentucky State Police are looking for a Owensboro pilot who went missing on his way back to Owensboro.

Troopers say 70-year-old Robert Dalzell Jr. left the Owensboro Regional Airport on Monday around 9:10 a.m. and landed at Falls of Rough, Kentucky around 9:45 a.m.

Dalzell then left the Falls of Rough airport around 11:20 a.m. and never returned to the Owensboro airport.

His last cell phone activity ping was at 11:32 a.m. and was within five miles of the Fall of Rough airport.

Dalzell is a white man, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, 175 pounds with gray hair and hazel eyes.

He was flying a 2012 Green Aero Criquet Bogota fixed wing plane with tail number N429BB.

The Civil Air Patrol is also helping in the search and have two airplanes combing the area between Owensboro and Falls of Rough.

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