Bodies Recovered from Gulf Plane Crash

Authorities recovered the remains of two victims and part of the wreckage from a plane that crashed into the Gulf of Mexico on Friday.

The accident took place about three quarters of a mile offshore of Destin.

Salvage crews were able to bring in all but the plane's wings and tail to the Destin coast guard station around 4 a.m. Sunday morning.

The remainder of the aircraft will be retrieved in coming days.

The bodies of 57-year old Tim McDonald 46-year old Tim Turner have been turned over to the Okaloosa/Walton Medical Examiner’s Office.

The National Transportation Safety Board is in charge of investigating the cause of the accident.


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