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Identities Of Plane Crash Victims Still Unknown

The identities of four male bodies recovered as a result of a fatal plane crash Monday morning near Freeport, Grand Bahama are to be released soon.

According to Assistant Commissioner of Police in Grand Bahama Emerick Seymour, the four bodies were recovered from a mangrove swamp after the American registered aircraft, a twin Cessna crashed five miles off of Freeport

“Our investigation now continues along with the Department of Civil Aviation on the ground here to determine exactly what happed,” he said.

“We then are in the process of identifying the bodies.”

ACP Seymour says investigations will continue into to what exactly caused the twin Cessna that left Ormon Beach Municipal Airport near Daytona Beach to plummet into the swampy waters.

Chairman of Bahamas Air Sea Rescue (BASRA), Grand Bahama Justin Snisky also gave an update saying his team has basically finished their task.

“The investigations will now be turned over to the police and they will try to complete their investigation along with Aviation Authority Support.

Mr. Snisky’s team deployed to lend a hand in the matter on Monday shortly after 11:00am.

The identities were said to have been ready for release late yesterday afternoon however this did not happen.

Investigations into the crash remain ongoing.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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