Iceland plane crash
AKUREYRI, Iceland (AP) American skater and content creator Josh Neumann was one of four people killed after a small plane crashed into Iceland’s Thingvalavatn Lake while sightseeing.
Neumann, 22, was on board creating commercial content for Belgian fashion brand Suspicious Antwerp.
Together with Tim Alings.
and Nicolas Bellavia.
The 32-year-old Skydiver and Social Media Influencer is from Belgium.
The pilot, Haraldur Diego, 49, is one of Iceland’s most prominent pilots and a pioneer of photographic tours.
The four bodies were discovered in Iceland’s second largest lake on Friday at around 11pm.
The Associated Press reported that a Cessna 172 was carrying skier, Tim Allings, Suspicious Antwerp’s managing director of sponsorship, and Nicolas Bellavia, content creator and skydiver from Belgium.
and pilot Diego Haraldur, who was one of the most prominent Icelandic pilots.
Bad weather prevented divers from recovering bodies found at depths of up to 157 feet (48 m).
“For the safety of the divers, we have to wait until the weather improves,” Police Chief Odor Arnason told The Associated Press.
More than 1,000 members of the Icelandic Search and Rescue Association, along with divers, boats and helicopters of the Icelandic Coast Guard, have helped search in Thingvellir National Park.
The plane was eventually found in a part of the lake located about 30 miles east of Reykjavik.