Seattle plane crash: one dead, eight missing after seaplane crashes into bay

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A seaplane carrying eight adults and a child crashed into a bay about 30 miles to the north on Sunday from Seattle, Washingtonthe Coast Guard said.

One deceased person was retrieved from the water, while eight others were still missing.

Several agencies responded to the Mutiny Bay scene, including the Island County Sheriff, Snohomish County Sheriff, and Coast Guard.

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A Coast Guard helicopter was seen over the plane crash on Sunday.
(Becky Wright)

The float plane was a 55-year-old de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter, according to Flightradar24. It took off from Friday Harbor and was airborne for 19 minutes before crashing.

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Video posted by a witness showed several boats in the water and what appeared to be a Coast Guard helicopter flying over.

This is a story in development. Come back for updates.



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