Plane that took off from Shafter missing in Utah

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Meyer Family Photo courtesy of Gillette News Record Matt Ahrens, Shyanne Lenz and her mother Trista Meyer have been missing since Sunday afternoon when they left the Fillmore, Utah, airport on their way back to Gillette from California. The three were in a small airplane owned by Ahrens.

(AP) — Searchers in central Utah are looking for a missing plane from Gillette, Wyo.

The plane disappeared from radar on Sunday shortly after making a refueling stop in Fillmore, Utah. It was enroute from Bakersfield, Calif. back to Gillette with two unidentified passengers and a pilot on board.

According to the Associated Press, four planes helped search for the missing plane around Fillmore on Tuesday. A ground search was also planned.

The wing chaplain of the Civil Air Patrol in Utah, Stu Boyd, said no emergency locator signals from the plane have been detected.

The Bakersfield Californian reports the plane took off from Shafter's Minter Field Sunday and disappeared after a refueling stop in Fillmore. It furthers identifies the Wyoming residents as Matthew Ahrens, 37, Trista Meyer, 34, and her daughter, Shyann Lenz, 9.