BAHAMAS - A Mesa couple were among four people killed in a plane crash in the Bahamas over the weekend.
Authorities in the Bahamas have confirmed that two Arizonans were aboard the flight that crashed Sunday about 7 miles from Grand Bahama Island. Officer Steven Deen identified two of the four victims as Glen and Leslie Steiner of Mesa, Ariz.
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WRTV reports that the pilot of the Cirrus SR-22, identified as Tony Wishart, experienced engine problems shortly after take-off, according to authorities. The plane crashed into the water around 11 a.m.
The flight was supposed to be a sightseeing trip, reports the Associated Press, which included stops in Florida and Hilton Head Island in South Carolina.
The plane was equipped with a parachute, reports WRTV, however it was unclear if it was deployed. The other two victims aboard the plane were not identified by authorities.