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Caribbean News Desk radio prog: One killed, 10 injured when small aircraft crashes in Bahamian waters

San Juan, Dec 2 (EFE).- One person was killed Tuesday when a small aircraft crashed in Atlantic Ocean waters near Nassau international airport in the Bahamas.

Ten other people- four Bahamians and six Americans- aboard the plane survived.

The aircraft departed around 8:00 a.m. from an airport in Governor’s Harbour on Eleuthera island and lost power some 550 feet (170 meters) before reaching the Nassau coast, Delvin Major of the the Bahamas Flight Standards Inspectorate told Efe.

The 10 survivors, some of them with minor injuries, were transported to two hospitals in Nassau.

Major was unable to provide the name of the man who was killed.

Authorities continue investigating the causes of the plane crash.

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