Seattlearea bonded seaplane with nine adults and one baby crashed in Mutini Bay, west of Whidbey Island, in Washington state on Sunday, the US Coast Guard said.
latest: Coast security tweeted Monday that the crews paused the search for nine people unaccounted for for after the crews worked all night and until the morning to see for them. Crews recovered one body on the stage of Puget Sound crash on Sunday.
- “All next of relatives were notified of this is decision. Our hearts go out relatives, relatives and friends of those who remain missing and dead,” the Coast Guard said.
Details: The plane took off from Friday Harbor and was heading to Renton Municipal Airport, about 12 miles to the southeast. of downtown Seattle when reports of in crash came in at 3:11 p.m. local time, the Coast Guard said. An earlier statement said the destination was Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
- “Surface safety zone was placed around the stage of in crash”Coast security tweeted.
- National Transportation Safety Board announced in statement what is he investigating crash of de Havilland DHC-3 Otter, single-engine propeller-driven aircraft.
big painting: Seaplanes with pontoons that allow them to land. on water, often fly over Puget Sound between Seattle area and the San Juan Islands, AP notes.
Editor’s Note: This article was updated with new details are everywhere.