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Plane Crash in Southern Washington; Ocean Shores, WA

Ocean Shores, WA 98569, USA | 2024-Jun-11

Initial Notification: On June 11, 2024, the USCG notified the NW SSSC that a plane crash had occurred in southern Washington. Possible discharge of remaining 5-10 gallons of fuel oil into the environment. The fuel type is unknown as this type of aircraft could be constructed with either a radial (avgas) or turboprop engine (kerosene). USCG requesting boom guidance due to a sensitive marsh area. USCG, DOE, and NTSB are on site investigating.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:AVGAS
Total amount at risk of spill: 50 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 46° 59.75′ North
Longitude (approximate): 124° 8.59′ West