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A flight from Cleveland went missing with 6 people on board. The pilot's bag was found.

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A small plane with six people on board disappeared last week over Lake Erie, and the pilot's bag was found on Sunday.

John T. Fleming, CEO of Superior Beverage Group, was the pilot of the plane headed for Columbus. Fleming and his passengers had just seen a Cleveland Cavaliers game before their Cessna Citation 525 disappeared shortly after takeoff from Burke Lakefront Airport, USA Today reports.

Fleming's bag, found at Shoreby Club Newport Harbor in Bratenahl, Ohio near Cleveland, contained his ID, WKYC reports.

A flight from Cleveland went missing with 6 people on board. The pilot's bag was found.

WATCH | Here's a look at the search efforts from Friday. The search has continued since then, minus a brief pause on Saturday for bad weather.

A search plane flies over Lake Erie, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, in Cleveland. A U.S. Coast Guard official said crews are in search-and-rescue mode, not recovery mode, as they look for a plane carrying six people that disappeared overnight shortly after takeoff from a Cleveland airport along Lake Erie's shore. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
A search plane flies over Lake Erie, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, in Cleveland. A U.S. Coast Guard official said crews are in search-and-rescue mode, not recovery mode, as they look for a plane carrying six people that disappeared overnight shortly after takeoff from a Cleveland airport along Lake Erie's shore. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

The passengers on board included Fleming's wife Suzanne, 46, their two sons, 15-year-old  Jack and 14-year-old Andrew, a neighbor and the neighbor's daughter, The Columbus Dispatch reported. Fleming's father said he was an "experienced" pilot. 

Snow and high seas have complicated the search for the plane, Coast Guard Capt. Michael Mullen said. The plane left at 10:50 p.m. on Thursday, and the Coast Guard was notified of a crash about 30 minutes later. 

"Aircraft are not designed to float, especially in 12-foot seas," Mullen said when asked about the possibility that the plane had landed safely on the water. 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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