Indiana-registered plane crashes in the Bahamas

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GRAND BAHAMAS, Bahamas (Nov. 10, 2013) – An Indiana-registered plane crashed in the Bahamas Sunday morning.

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Photos courtesy of NB12 News newscast on YouTube

The crash occurred around 11 a.m. in the area of Freeport, Grand Bahamas, during a local sightseeing tour of the area.

The aircraft crashed in low waters, seven miles North of the Freeport Control Tower. The four people on board, two males and two females, were killed in the accident.

According to NB12 News, the pilot’s name was Anthony Wishart, who held a valid Private Pilot License for single-engine aircraft.

The aircraft is registered to First Class Flyers LLC, an Indianapolis company. The small plane took off from Grand Bahama, the archipelago’s closest island to Florida.

There were light winds out of the northeast at the time of the accident with visibility greater than 10 miles. 

Investigators from the Civil Aviation Department’s Air Accident Investigation & Prevention Unit will be conducting an onsite field investigation.