Recovery Operation Updates

On Tuesday, January 3, 2017, Search and Recovery efforts began at daylight the Cessna 525 Citation that went missing Thursday evening after taking off from Burke Lakefront Airport. The City of Cleveland remains in contact with the families of those aboard the aircraft.  -More

On December 31, 2016, Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Captain Joseph S. Dufresne, US Coast Guard, Fred Szabo, Interim Director of the Department of Port Control, Khalid Bahhur, Commissioner of Burke Lakefront Airport and the City’s safety forces joined in extending deepest condolences to family and friends of those aboard the missing aircraft. They also discussed the transition from search and rescue to search and recovery. -More 

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