Coast Guard suspends search for missing NCFL pilot

The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a pilot from Gainesville.

57 year old, Mark Tanner, and his wife, 60 year old Janna Lower, were flying from Gainesville on December 14th.

During their flight, the Coast Guard received a notification from the plane, reporting mechanical problems.

The two stated they were going to make an emergency landing northwest of Freeport, Bahamas.

Lower was rescued by a good Samaritan seaplane and taken by helicopter to receive medical attention.

Tanner was declared missing. Around 6pm on December 15th, the Coast Guard suspended their search.