According to U.S. Coast Guard, A small aircraft Piper PA31 Navajo crashed into the ocean off Suffolk County
Authorities received a call around 2:51 p.m. about a downed aircraft about 1.5 miles south of Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett.
Four occupants were on board the Piper PA31 Navajo
Two bodies were recovered by East Hampton Life Guard
The bodies of two men were recovered amid floating wreckage
The rescue team are on scene searching for two more missing people
Long Island officials have expressed their sympathy to the families of the two individuals found.
“We are stricken by this loss,” said Capt. Kevin B. Reed, commander of Sector Long Island Sound. “Our deepest sympathies go out to the families and loved ones of the two recovered individuals.”
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Piper PA31 Navajo is a 4 seater twin-engine aircraft