U.S. Coast Guard seach-and-rescue crews are responding to a reported downed Cessna aircraft with four people aboard in the vicinity of Freeport Bahamas Airport, Bahamas, Monday morning.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported the crash to the
Coast Guard 7th District at approximately 11 a.m. The aircraft
reportedly left Ormond Beach Municipal Airport, Fla,. and was
en route to Bahamas Airport.
A MH-60 helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater is
currently on scene responding alongside the Bahamas Air Sea
Rescue Association and the Royal Bahamian Police Force.
The plane is a 1978 Cessna 340A (tail number N340MM) registered to Aqua Sun Investments Inc. of Ormond Beach, Fla., according to FAA records.