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Grand Bahama plane crash, four killed

Published:Tuesday | August 19, 2014 | 8:36 AM

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC):

Four people were killed when a twin engine Cessna plane crashed as it approached Freeport on the island of Grand Bahama yesterday, police have confirmed.




They have not released the identity or nationalities of the four men on the Cessna 340 that had taken off from Florida, pending notification of their families.



Assistant Commissioner of the Royal Bahamas Police Force Emrick Seymour said the plane crashed into an area of shallow water and mangrove and it occurred during low tide.



The US Coast Guard and local volunteers participated in the search and the US National Transportation Safety Board is assisting the Bahamas with the investigation.



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