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Debris field located after plane carrying part-time Southold woman and her children goes missing in the Bahamas

Jennifer Blumin. Photo: Allan Zepeda, Skylight Group

A helicopter searching for a small plane carrying a part-time Southold woman and her two sons, ages three and four, has located a debris field approximately 15 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas, the U.S. Coast Guard reported this afternoon.

The plane carrying Jennifer Blumin, 40, of New York and Southold, her two sons and pilot Nathan Ulrich of New Hampshire was reported missing at 2:10 p.m Monday 37 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas after taking off from Puerto Rico at approximately 11 a.m. The plane was heading to Titusville, Florida, according to the U.S. Coast Guard press release.

A Coast Guard airplane and helicopter crew began searching after the plane was reported missing, with a Coast Guard cutter, Customs and Border Patrol, and the Royal Bahamas Defense Force assisting in the search.

Blumin is the founder of the Skylight Group, an event management firm in New York City. She and James Ramsey are the owners of record of a house on Waterview Drive in Southold.

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Katharine Schroeder
Katharine is a writer and photographer who has lived on the North Fork for nearly 40 years, except for three-plus years in Hong Kong a decade ago, working for the actor Jackie Chan. She lives in Cutchogue. Email Katharine