4 Die In Bahamas Plane Crash

By: Posted By Jovarie Downing
By: Posted By Jovarie Downing
Four people, believed to be U.S. citizens, died Sunday in a small plane crash in the Bahamas, police say.

Kent Marshall of Suffolk, Va., and manager of Suffolk Executive Airport, takes a peek inside the cockpit of a Cirruss SR 22 four- passenger airplane at the Small Aircraft Transportation System (SATS) 2005 event, Monday, June 6, 2005, at Danville Regional Airport, where nationaly recognized aviation experts gathered to demonstrate the newest aviation technology. (AP PHOTO/Don Petersen)

CNN) -- Four people, believed to be U.S. citizens, died Sunday in a small plane crash in the Bahamas, police say.

The single-engine plane -- apparently on a sightseeing tour -- left the international airport in Grand Bahama shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday. Moments later, it crashed in the waters about four miles away, said Stephen Dean, police superintendent with the Royal Bahamas Police Force.

The Cirrus SR 22 broke into pieces. An investigation is under way.


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