Authorities trying to locate missing man and his plane

A search is being organized for a man and a plane said to have been missing since Oct. 13.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office was told Monday by the family of Kenneth W. Tollett that he took off in his plane Oct. 13 at the Berkeley County Airport. He left his vehicle parked at airport, in Moncks Corner.

Sheriff’s spokesman Dan Moon said Wednesday investigators have contacted the Federal Aviation Authority for any information on Tollet’s missing Cessna 150. The Sheriff’s Office has asked the State Law Enforcement Division and Charleston County Sheriff’s Office about involving their aircraft in a local aerial search, Moon said.

The plane is white with blue stripes and bears the number N3086X on its tail, Moon said.

Update: Oct 27, 2011
Missing pilot found dead in plane crash
See 4th post below for more info.

Kenneth W. Tollett, missing pilot.
Photo provided

What was his destination when he departed Berkeley County Airport?

He did not file a flight plan.

Sheriff’s office: Missing pilot found dead in plane crash

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office says they have found the body of a missing man in the wreckage of plane that crashed near the Moncks Corner Airport.

Authorities say they have recovered the body of Kenneth Tollett of Moncks Corner.

Tollett flew out on Oct. 13. According to investigators, Tollett has been known to fly off, so his family was not initially worried. They reported him missing on Monday.