Two planes collided over Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho on Sunday and crashed into the water below, authorities said.The two planes were carrying eight passengers, according to early reports. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said the planes have been located by its sonar team and two bodies were pulled from the water.
“At this time it is believed there are no survivors,” a statement said.
Several agencies responded to the crash that occurred at around 2:20 p.m. local time. Eyewitnesses reported seeing the two planes collide near Powderhorn Bay. National Transportation Safety Board has been notified and will respond to investigate the accident, a sheriff’s statement said. The planes are in 127 feet of water.
(Reuters) – American Airlines Group Inc said on Sunday it plans to raise $1.5 billion by selling shares and convertible senior notes, to improve the airline’s liquidity as it grapples with travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus.
The stock and notes offerings include a 30-day option for the underwriters to purchase up to $112.5 million of additional common shares and up to $112.5 million of additional notes respectively, the company said.
Commercial flights from Arnold Palmer Regional Airport to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Myrtle Beach, S.C., are slated to resume next month, according to officials at the Unity airport.