Rescuers Respond to Fatal Float Plane Crash West of Whidbey Island
Freeland, WA (September 5, 2022) – At about 3 p.m. on Sunday, a person died while others are still missing in a float plane crash on Mutiny Bay.
According to the officers investigating this case, nine adults and one child were on board the plane when the accident happened.
The rescuers recovered a person’s body at the scene and they are still searching for the nine additional victims.
The DHC-3 Otter, a single-engine float plane was flying from Friday Harbor to Renton Municipal Airport. Reports say it takes about 50 minutes to complete the flight and it was halfway through the route when it crashed into the bay.
Meanwhile, the Federal Aviation Administration declared a temporary flight restriction area around the crash zone.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the plane crash west of Whidbey Island.
Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to the loved ones of the people who died in the plane crash on Mutiny Bay. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
A Wrongful Death Claim Will Help
Following the plane crash on Mutiny Bay, it is vital to make sure that the bereaved are legally covered so they can grieve in peace.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help the bereaved with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, know that each state has its own laws covering who can file the claim on behalf of the deceased.
Furthermore, these people are related to or financially dependent on those who died in the float plane crash West of Whidbey Island. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership)
- Children of the deceased
- Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased
- Personal representatives
So, to those who lost a loved one in a traffic collision, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.
Our legal experts are here to guide you through every step of your legal claim.