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Inaction frustrates missing pilot’s family

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CAMEROON, CENTRAL AFRICA — The search for a missing pilot with ties to Chelan has ended, leaving his frustrated family with unanswered questions and, so far, futile efforts to urge the U.S. government to take more action.

“There’s no effort being made. That’s why I’m frustrated,” Ken Fitzpatrick, brother of missing pilot Bill Fitzpatrick, said Tuesday by phone.

The 59-year-old, retired Stehekin park ranger was reported missing late June 22 when the single-engine Cessna 172 he was piloting never arrived…

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