“Smash” actor and Broadway star Megan Hilty is mourning the lack of members of the family, together with her pregnant sister, who had been passengers in a deadly floatplane crash in Washington state.
On Tuesday, the USA Coast Guard launched the names of all of the passengers and the crew who had been aboard a floatplane that crashed in Puget Sound on Sunday. Hilty’s sister Lauren Hilty, brother-in-law Ross Mickel and niece Remy Mickel — who’s listed as a minor — had been among the many 10 victims.
Just one physique was recovered from the water Sunday and was transferred to an area coroner, however has not but been positively recognized, the USCG stated Tuesday. The Nationwide Transportation Security Board has launched an investigation into the incident.
“The Coast Guard offers its deepest sympathies to those who lost a loved one in this tragedy,” stated USCG Cmdr. Xochitl Castañeda. America Coast Guard Pacific Northwest announced Monday that it “has suspended its active search for the remaining nine missing individuals.”
“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 Mickel and Hilty households stated in an announcement. “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.”
Hilty, a Tony-nominated Broadway star additionally identified for her position as Ivy Lynn on the NBC musical TV collection “Smash,” has not but publicly addressed the demise of her members of the family. The actor’s representatives didn’t instantly reply to The Instances’ request for remark Tuesday.