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The pilot of a small plane that went down in the waters off Northern California is a self-professed thrill-seeker whose stunts have sometimes gotten him in trouble with authorities.


Pilot blames bad gas in Northern California plane crash

The pilot who was forced to ditch his newly purchased aircraft in the ocean in Northern California said Wednesday he believes bad gasoline caused the plane to malfunction.

Coast Guard: 'Race against time' to find two missing boaters, including Navy vet

Local, state and federal officials, along with volunteers, continued a massive search Wednesday for two off-duty firefighters who went missing Friday during a fishing trip off Port Canaveral.

Coast Guard: 800-to-1000-gallon oil spill to be burned

The Coast Guard plans to burn off oil that spilled last week in a marsh about 42 miles south-southeast of New Orleans.

Coast Guard continues search for boaters, including Navy vet, missing since Friday

Brian McCluney, a Navy veteran and Jacksonville firefighter, and Justin Walker, a Virginia firefighter, have been missing since Friday. Led by the U.S. Coast Guard Southeast, the air and water search has covered 50,000 square miles.

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