Another fatal small plane crash in the Bahamas; 3 Americans dead


Plane crash in the Bahamas.

NASSAU, The Bahamas–A small plane crashed on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas on Tuesday, killing three American men.

The plane, which authorities have identified as a private Cessna 421, took off from the Rock Sound Airport shortly before 4:00pm on Tuesday, en route to Fort Pierce, Florida, and crashed moments after take-off.

The accident was reported at 5:00pm that afternoon, after a BahamasAir plane flying over the crash site called in to the authorities to notify them of a downed plane.

The aircraft reportedly crashed in wooded and undeveloped island terrain, making it difficult for authorities to reach or be able to see or be aware of from the Rock Sound Airport.

Authorities made it to the site about 5:30pm, along with other residents on the island,…

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