Dublin, Ireland (AP) A plane that disappeared from the flight log of an American Airlines plane that crashed into the Irish Sea more than 20 years ago is the subject of a major new investigation, a source familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Thursday.
The aircraft, the last plane to take off from Newark, N.J., vanished from the Flight Log of an airline operated by American Airlines on June 25, 1991.
It’s the latest in a series of news stories about the disappearance of the plane and the fate of two passengers who were aboard.
The plane, a Piper Cherokee that was carrying a crew of five, crashed into a reef in the Atlantic Ocean about a half-hour after takeoff from Newark’s JFK International Airport, killing the plane’s two pilots and a flight attendant.
The two survivors from that plane are still missing.
The case remains a mystery, as authorities don’t have enough information to draw any definitive conclusions.
The investigation has been led by the FBI and the National Transportation Safety Board.
It has been going on for several years.
The NTSB has not released a complete list of the more than 100 pieces of evidence that were found on the plane.
Investigators also hope to find out how the plane landed.
The plane was on a routine flight from Newark to Dublin at the time of the crash.
Investigators said it’s possible the plane made an emergency landing but couldn’t locate it.
The wreckage has been in storage since that time, but there have been few clues.
It was found by fishermen on Long Island in the United States.
A plane-searching dog called “Journey” searched for it and returned with some other evidence in April.