By CBSBoston.com Staff

CHATHAM (CBS) – A plane that was reported missing earlier this week has been located by divers off the coast of Cape Cod. The wreckage of the single engine Piper Cherokee was found about three miles east of Nauset Beach, in about 80 feet of water.

The pilot, who has been identified as Robert Mills of Woburn, was not found.

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“Divers located the fuselage of the missing airplane, however, the pilot was not recovered,” State Police said. “Today’s mission followed previous dives yesterday by the MSP dive team during which part of the landing gear was recovered.”

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The plane vanished on Sunday during a flight from Pennsylvania to Chatham.

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State Police said no further dives are planned at this time.

CBSBoston.com Staff