1 Missing Plane, 2 Missing Persons

Humboldt County, CA., (KIEM) Family and friends of two missing Bay Area residents – are pleading for help to find their loved ones – after their plane lost radar connection off the coast near Eureka.

Kayla Rodriguez and Justin Winfrey were last seen last Thursday,  filling the plane’s gas tank before taking off from Gnoss Field Airport in Novato.

Police say their red and white piper arrow tail number N4958J was last on radar off the coast between Fort Bragg and Shelter Cove.

The coast guard had to discontinue its search because of weather and resources.

If you’ve seen the plane or the missing persons, you’re asked to contact local officials.