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Banks Fire District seeking public assistance in possible plane crash

11:15 p.m. update: Accord to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the search has paused for the evening, but will resume Monday morning.

While we have several witnesses who saw what was believed to be a plane spiraling, we do not have any reports of missing aircrafts in the area," the sheriff's office said.

8:20 p.m. According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the Coast Guard has joined the search, assisting with an aerial search along with the county's drones being operated by the remotely operated vehicle team.

7:22 p.m. update: The Banks Fire District said that the search has been turned over to law enforcement.

"The search vicinity is west of Banks and likely into Tillamook County," the agency said. "Thank you all for your reports and descriptions."

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