Investigations underway in Bahamas following small plane crash

February 21, 2021

Nassau, Bahamas (CMC) — Investigations are now underway in The Bahamas following an incident in which a plane crashed in waters off North Cat Cay on Saturday afternoon with three people on board.

According to the Air Accident Investigation Authority (AAIA) in Bahamas, officials received information about a downed plane near Cat Cay shortly before 2 pm (local time) yesterday.

Preliminary information revealed that a single engine Piper PA28 aircraft, with United States registration, had an engine malfunction, shortly after the plane left Cat Cay with three people on board en route to Grand Bahama International Airport.

According to AAIA, the three people were transported to Grand Bahama for medical evaluation, but the extent of any injuries were not disclosed.

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