Plane that took off from Shafter missing in Utah

Plane that took off from Shafter missing in Utah

(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.