Actor Megan Hilty’s Pregnant Sister Presumed Dead After Plane Crash

Three relations of “Smash” actor Megan Hilty are presumed useless in Sunday’s deadly seaplane crash close to Seattle.

Hilty’s sister, Lauren Hilty, in addition to the actor’s brother-in-law Ross Mickel and niece Remy Mickel have been among the many 10 individuals aboard the airplane that crashed into Puget Sound, in keeping with a Tuesday launch from the U.S. Coast Guard. One individual was confirmed useless and 9 have been lacking Sunday afternoon, The Seattle Occasions reported.

Hilty didn’t instantly reply to HuffPost’s request for remark.

Megan Hilty is a Tony Award-winning actor who starred within the NBC sequence “Smash.”

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By late Sunday, the physique of an unnamed feminine had been recovered by crews in Mutiny Bay off Whidbey Island, however the Coast Guard stated the individual has not been positively recognized.

Rescue groups have known as off their seek for the remaining 9 individuals, the Coast Guard introduced Monday on Twitter.

“All next of kin have been notified of this decision. Our hearts go out to the families, loved ones and friends of those who remain missing and the deceased,” the Coast Guard stated.

Ross Mickel was a well known winemaker and proprietor of Ross Andrew Vineyard. His household confirmed in an announcement to NBC affiliate KING 5 that Lauren Hilty was pregnant on the time of the crash.

“We are deeply saddened and beyond devastated at the loss of our beloved Ross Mickel, Lauren Hilty, Remy and their unborn baby boy, Luca,” the assertion stated. “Our collective grief is unimaginable. They were a bright and shining light in the lives of everyone who knew them. Although their time with us was too short, we will carry their legacy forward.”