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Missing Helicopter-Pilot From Marion

November 6, 2005--Posted at 10:50 p.m. CST

WEST MEMPHIS--A helicopter missing since yesterday
morning is the object of a search under way in eastern Arkansas,
western Tennessee and northern Mississippi.

Arkansas State Police say troopers were helping local law
enforcement agencies and the Civil Air Patrol in the three states
look for the aircraft that left a private heliport at Marion about
7:45 am yesterday.

Authorities say 44-year-old Lee Catt, of Marion, was piloting
the helicopter.

The Bell Jet Ranger was described as blue, white and gold, with
tail number N331TA.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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