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Published April 18, 2013, 03:22 PM

Family: 24-hour delay to report US pilot missing

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The family of a U.S. missionary pilot who has disappeared off the coast of West Africa says aviation officials waited nearly 24 hours to start searching for his missing plane. But the lead investigator on Sao Tome island says the coast guard was alerted after it was dark.

By: BARRY HATTON,Associated Press MICHELLE FAUL,Associated Press, Associated Press

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