SAN JUAN COUNTY, Wash. — An investigation is underway after a small plane crashed into the water off Blakely Island in San Juan County on Sunday afternoon.
The aircraft reportedly went down at around 4:20 p.m. after taking off from the island with two people on board.
According to authorities, the people on board the single-engine Cessna 182 were able to escape and safely swim to shore.
No injuries were reported.
The plane sank in about 600 feet of water, a Federal Aviation Administration official said.
Officials have not confirmed exactly what caused the plane to crash.
The FAA is investigating.
Cox Media Group