February 28, 2024

HALF MOON BAY — Federal authorities contradicted each other concerning the variety of folks on board a small aircraft that crashed off the coast of Half Moon Bay on Sunday.

The Nationwide Transportation Security Board in a number of statements mentioned they’re abiding by preliminary reviews {that a} pilot and three passengers have been on the aircraft when it went down someday within the 7 p.m. hour. A business fisherman discovered one in all them, a lady, useless within the ocean Monday.

The San Mateo County Coroner’s Workplace recognized that particular person as 27-year-old Emma Willmer-Shiles, 27, of San Francisco. She was the one on the flight that authorities have discovered.

A number of media reviews additionally recognized one other man and lady — each of whom might have been engaged and one in all whom might have resided in Oakland — as being on the aircraft. . Emails to the businesses these two labored for in search of affirmation weren’t returned.

Amid that, the Federal Aviation Administration on its website online for aircraft crash investigations continues to listing solely two folks — a pilot and passenger — as having been on the flight.