The fall of a seaplane in the vicinity of the US city of Seattle left at least one dead and nine missing on Sunday.
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The US Coast Guard initially indicated that nine people were on board the aircraft and then sent a correction to note that ten were involved in this event.
“A safety zone has been placed on the surface around the accident site,” the Coast Guard reported on its Twitter account.
(2/2) A surface safety zone has been placed around the scene of the crash. One deceased individual has been recovered, eight individuals remain unaccounted for. Search updates will be provided as they become available.
— USCGPacificNorthwest (@USCGPacificNW)
September 5, 2022
The device had departed from the town of Friday Harbor, in the state of Washington, and was headed for the city of Renton.
It was learned that the seaplane was in the air for 19 minutes before crashing in Mutiny Bay in the north of the city of Seattle for reasons that are still unknown.
According to the local media version, the body of a woman was recovered by Coast Guard troops.
Disclaimer: Via Telesur – Translated by RJ983
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