US: 'Floatplane crash' in Puget Sound near Whidbey Island, one dead - many missing

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The news of the plane crash has come out from America. One person has died after a float plane crashes in Puget Sound, Washington. While 8 people have been reported missing. The US Coast Guard said that the incident happened on Sunday. This float plane crashed on Whidbey Island. One person is reported to have died in this accident.

While eight people are missing, they are being searched. The agency said via Twitter on Sunday that the plane had taken off from the famous tourist place 'Friday Harbor' on San Juan Island for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. However, this plane crashed on Sunday.

The news of the plane crash has come out from America. One person has died after a float plane crashes in Puget Sound, Washington. While 8 people have been reported missing. The US Coast Guard said that the incident happened on Sunday. This float plane crashed on Whidbey Island. One person is reported to have died in this accident. While eight people are missing, they are being searched. The agency said via Twitter on Sunday that the plane had taken off from the famous tourist place 'Friday Harbor' on San Juan Island for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. However, this plane crashed on Sunday.

The US Coast Guard said the incident occurred in Mutiny Bay, which is located in Island County near the southern shore of Whidbey Island, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of Seattle. The Coast Guard said that the body of one person has been recovered. 

While the search is on for the eight missing people. At the same time, South Whidbey Fire Deputy Chief John Beck told 'Czech News' that the rescue team recovered the deceased from underwater. But the condition of the other passengers is not yet known.

Rescue team present at the spot

John Beck said that the initial information about this accident was received at around 3:10 pm on Sunday. Several other rescue units, including South Whidbey Fire and EMS Marine crew and the US Coast Guard, are present at the scene. A safety zone has been created around the spot. Because the search for 8 missing passengers is still going on.

According to the US Coast Guard, there was a child along with 8 adults on the float plane. So far no information has been received regarding the deceased person, where he was from, and where he was to go. More information is being gathered on this accident.