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Crashed floatplane raised from Puget Sound

SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY: NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT KOMONEWS.COM; NO ACCESS SEATTLE; NO USE US BROADCAST NETWORKSKOMO - NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT KOMONEWS.COM; NO ACCESS SEATTLE; NO USE US BROADCAST NETWORKSOff Whidbey Island, Washington – 30 September 20221. Aerial, airplane wreckage on bargeHEADLINE: Crashed floatplane raised from Puget SoundANNOTATION: The bodies of some of the 10 victims and most of a floatplane that crashed in Washington state's Puget Sound earlier this month have been recovered. ANNOTATION: The National Transportation Safety Board says about 80% of the plane was recovered and brought to the surface using remotely operated vessels.STORYLINE:The bodies of some of the 10 victims and most of a floatplane that crashed in Washington state's Puget Sound earlier this month have been recovered. Island County Emergency Management confirmed Thursday that multiple bodies were recovered, but Deputy Director Eric Brooks said he wasn't yet able to confirm the number, The Seattle Times reported.About 80% of the plane, including the engine, was recovered and brought to the surface using remotely operated vessels, National Transportation Safety Board Chair Jennifer Homendy said Thursday. She said crews of nearly two dozen NTSB, Navy, Island County sheriff and subcontractors have been working around the clock since Tuesday.The Sept. 4 flight was traveling from San Juan Island to suburban Seattle when it crashed into the water.Witnesses and first responders found only small pieces of possible debris, personal items and the body of Gabby Hanna, 29, of Seattle. It took officials more than a week and multiple types of sonar to find the plane because of the depth and current of the channel in Mutiny Bay.Once the recovery is complete, the NTSB will lay the wreckage in a secure location and experts will comb through debris to find potential causes of the crash.Determining the probable cause of the crash could take 12 to 24 months, officials have said. NTSB officials released a preliminary report that noted the plane had undergone a routine examination done every 100 flight hours just three days before the incident, and had completed a flight earlier the same day. ===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.
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