Coast Guard Responds to Report of Plane Down Near San Clemente Island

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SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND (CNS) - The U.S. Coast Guard was conducting a search near San Clemente Island Wednesday following a report of a plane that went down with three people aboard.

According to the Coast Guard, a crew from Air Station San Diego launched aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter Wednesday morning for a search and rescue operation "for the report of a downed aircraft with three persons on board."

The plane was reported down about one mile southwest of San Clemente Island, which is within Los Angeles County just southwest of Catalina Island.

No other details were immediately available.

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