The plane took off from Morgan en route to the Logan airport at 6 a.m. said Deputy Tyler Grose of the Morgan County Sheriffs Office.
It was piloted by a 50-year-old man, who Grose said was a seasoned military pilot with years of experience.
Around 5:30 p.m., a private pilot spotted the wreckage in a remote mountainous area near the Morgan airport.
The plane was a 1968 single engine Grumman and was not equipped with a homing beacon. Grose also stated there was no distress call reported from the plane.
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