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Volunteers with the Civil Air Patrol take off from a field at the Duluth International Airport on another three-hour mission to search for the missing plane late Monday, June 11, 2012. (Bob King /

Search for missing Minnesota pilot suspended for the night

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The search for a Lakeville, Minn., man ended for the night Tuesday with no sign of him or his twin-engine plane.

Minnesota's Civil Air Patrol said there were nine aircraft, 50 volunteers and two ground teams involved in the search for 67-year-old Mike Bratlie. Bratlie went missing Friday during a planned round-trip flight from St. Paul to Duluth.


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