FEBRUARY 7, 2007 - Posted at 2:54 p.m. CST
BIRMINGHAM, AL - A couple from the Missouri Bootheel have been identified as the victims in the crash of a small plane in Alabama.
Larry and Suzanna Masters left Hornersville in a Cessna 172 early Friday. The plane was headed to Marathon, Florida.
The Civil Air Patrol began a search when relatives in Florida reported the plane overdue.
The wreckage was spotted Monday afternoon in a wooded area west of Birmingham during a helicopter search.
There was no immediate word on why the plane went down.