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Pilot rescued after plane goes down near marina


Last updated 9/2/2021 at 9:57am

Sean Frigon

A plane crash landed into Puget Sound Aug. 26 near the Edmonds marina. The plane quickly sank, but the pilot escaped unharmed.

An eyewitness to the Aug. 26 crash of a small plane near the south end of the Edmonds Marina breakwater said the pilot landed the plane in a controlled descent.

"It appeared the propeller was stationary in a vertical position," said Milo Hegamin. "An engine could be heard, but it may have been one of the other small planes circling overhead after the crash."

Hegamin took pictures of the pilot on the wing of his plane with two to three minutes of the crash.

He added that the pilot appeared to be transported by boat within five to 10 minutes of the crash, and the plane was fully submerged wi...

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