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Wreckage of small plane found in Washington forests; 4 killed

The authorities say that four people died in a small plane crash Thursday night in Jefferson County, Wash. There were no survivors.

Wreck found as a crew to search for missing private plane in Hood Canal area – https://t.co/LeFrjk7Xev pic.twitter.com/hCCAFNtIET

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The wreck was found in the woods Friday morning with the help of radar, the forensic data and the aircraft emergency location transmitter, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

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The names of the victims have not yet been released. Officials said that more information would be released at a later time by law enforcement or the medical examiner’s office.

The plane, a single engine Cessna, left Boeing Field in Seattle at 6 am, Thursday on the way to Port Angeles. The plane lost contact with air traffic control at 6:44 pm in the Dabob Bay, east of Quilcene.

The Federal Aviation Administration then contacted WSDOT is the agency responsible for all aerial search and rescues in the state.

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