faa http://wwno.org en Small Plane Sinks into Gulf; Lost Pilot Contact http://wwno.org/post/small-plane-sinks-gulf-lost-pilot-contact <p>PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) &mdash; Authorities say a pilot flying a Cessna across the Gulf of Mexico stopped responding to radio calls including those from two F-15 aviators who flew alongside and monitored the plane for hours before it crashed into the water. A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman says the plane was headed from Slidell, La., to Sarasota, Fla.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 15:03:55 +0000 The Associated Press 9103 at http://wwno.org