Sunday, November 3, 2013

Coast Guard recovers two people from plane crash in Bahamas

MIAMI — An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., recovered two men who were a part of a plane crash early Sunday afternoon in the vicinity of Staniel Cay, Bahamas.

Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a report from the Federal Aviation Administration of a downed twin engine aircraft. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter launched in response of the report and arrived on scene and located two men ashore.

The men were recovered and transported to Nassau, Bahamas.

There were no reports of any injuries and the cause of the crash is under investigation.

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