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Missing pilot and plane recovered
plane recovered
A small plane which had been missing since May 6, was recovered Thursday morning. The pilot was recovered May 13

The pilot had crashed into the waters of Chatham county possibly after running out of fuel.

Bryan County Coroner, Bill Cox said the body of Edwin Alton Farr, 67 of Lexington, South Carolina was recovered Friday May 13, in the afternoon.

 Lt. Eric Gaustad of the Bryan County Sheriffs Office said Farr’s body was received roughly about 18 miles off the coast of Bryan County.  Farr’s remains were transported to the boat ramp at Fort McAllister and later transported to the GBI Crime Lab in Pooler.

Cox said a cause of death is currently under investigation and Farr’s family picked up his cremated remains on Thursday afternoon.

The plane was towed from the crash site about 35 miles to Half Moon Marina on Colonels Island in Liberty County.

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