One person was killed, and another is critical after plane crash

Bellevue, WA – A tragic floatplane crash in Lake Sammamish, Washington, resulted in one fatality and left another person critically injured, according to local law enforcement. The Bellevue Fire Department reported the incident on social media, stating that the crash occurred around 11 a.m. on Friday.

The crashed aircraft, identified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a Seawind 3000, is a four-seater amphibious airplane. The plane crashed into Lake Sammamish, a freshwater lake in King County, about eight miles east of Seattle.

At the time of the accident, two individuals were aboard the small aircraft. First responders revealed that a group of jet skiers in the vicinity played a crucial role in rescuing one of the victims, who is now in critical condition. Unfortunately, the second passenger did not survive.

Details about the victims have not been disclosed by the authorities. The cause of the crash remains unknown. However, the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board have initiated an investigation into the incident.