At least one person died and nine others are missing after a float plane with ten people on board, including one child, crashed in Mutiny Bay, in the US state of Washington.

Watch-standers at the Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound Command Center received a report at 3:11 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) [23:11 GMT on Sunday] that a float plane crashed with nine adults and one child aboard.

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The plane was en route to Seattle Tacoma International Airport after departing from Friday Harbor, the US Coast Guard Pacific Northwest said in a Sunday statement.

According to Flightradar24 data, the crashed float plane was a privately-owned 55-year-old de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter.

One deceased individual was recovered by crews on scene. Nine individuals remain unaccounted for, and a safety zone has been put into effect to help facilitate search efforts, the US Coast Guard revealed.

Sputnik / ABC Flash Point News 2022.

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12-09-22 20:31

Modern aviation still has trouble keeping planes in the air?