DALLAS, Texas (KTRK) -- Family members are staying positive as they search for a Dallas-area couple missing in the Bahamas.
Grant and Forrest Sanco disappeared in late September on their
honeymoon. According to a flight plan, the couple took off on Sept. 26
from North Eleuthera in their twin-engine Cessna with plans to head 120
miles to Rum Cay, but they never made it.
"Forrest is an
engineer, Donna is a nurse. They had food and water on the plane as far
as we know. They had flotation devices. That's given us hope that
they're out there," said Erin Simmons, Grant's daughter-in-law.
fisherman recently found a wheel floating in the water, and
investigators say it matches the model of aircraft the couple was
flying. They have not, however, been able to definitively link that
wheel to their specific aircraft.
Family members say they are
frustrated with a late start by local search crews but are trying to
stay positive. They have hired a private plane to supplement local