Search for missing pilot turns to Citrus County

Aerial searches continue Wednesday by Civil Air Patrol's Florida Wing for a Zephyrhills pilot and his single-engine plane that has been missing since Saturday. Those efforts are now focused on the Withlacoochee State Forest for Theodore Weiss and his Sonex homebuilt airplane. It was last seen Saturday at a Sonex event in Dunellon, when Weiss took off to head back to Zephyrhills Municipal … [Read more...]

Pilot, plane heading to Zephyrhills missing

The Florida Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is searching for a pilot and his plane who left for the Zephyrhills Municipal Airport Saturday, but never made it there. Theodore Weiss took off in his Sonex homebuilt airplane Saturday morning from the Marion County Airport in Dunellon, and was supposed to arrive in Zephyrhills that afternoon. However, he never arrived, according to Maj. Joseph … [Read more...]