Authorities in the Pacific Northwest are hunting for survivors after a float aircraft carrying ten passengers crashed in Puget Sound near Seattle on Sunday afternoon.xt
According to the US Coast Guard and the Seattle Times, sailors retrieved the corpse of a female in Mutiny Bay off Whidbey Island by late Sunday.
The plane carried nine people and one kid, according to the Coast Guard. The remaining passengers have yet to be found.
"Multiple partner agencies are continuing to hunt for nine persons in Mutiny Bay," said Chief Petty Officer William Colclough to PEOPLE on Monday morning.
Two Coast Guard cutters stayed on the area all night, looking for any survivors. Aircraft personnel will assist with the rescue attempt at first light, according to Colclough.
Northwest Seaplanes, a charter business located in Renton, owns it, according to Colclough, according to the station.