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View Full Version : Denali Alaska flightseeing crash

PT6 Flyer
08-07-2018, 09:16 AM

TALKEETNA Five people are believed to have died in Saturday's crash of a flightseeing plane near Denali, the deadliest crash of an air taxi in the Alaska Range in decades. A National Park Service ranger found four bodies in the wreckage during a search made brief by weather Monday at the precarious site. A fifth person aboard the K2 Aviation de Havilland Beaver was not found but is presumed dead, authorities say. The wreckage was located almost 11,000 feet up a remote mountain near North America's tallest peak, and came to rest perched on a steep glacier. Word that no one survived Saturday's crash dashed hopes that the occupants might be alive. The plane's pilot survived the crash, and made contact twice before communications ended. (cont.)

08-09-2018, 04:50 PM
Precarious position, no survivors.

08-11-2018, 07:49 AM
More pictures are now available.