PERRY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WJW) – Investigators have ended their search for a reported downed aircraft in Ashland County Friday evening.

Around 5 p.m., the Ohio State Highway Patrol, along with the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, responded after reports that an aircraft went down off of State Route 302, near Redhaw in Perry Township, officials confirmed to the FOX 8 I-Team.

Crews searching for reported downed aircraft in Ashland County

According to Sergeant Tyler Ross, after about two and a half hours of searching, investigators learned that the signal from the aircraft would have been stronger if it was in the area.

Crews have since ended their search and the scene was cleared, investigators say.