ship passengers and a pilot were killed when a sightseeing plane crashed in
southeastern Alaska Thursday.
crews were able to reach the aircraft that crashed against a granite rock face
and confirm the deceased, according to Megan Peters from Alaska’s Department of
included eight passengers and the pilot.
Transportation Safety Board said on Twitter it was sending a
“go-team” to the crash site to investigate.
single-engine DHC-3 Otter, went down near a town called Ketchikan.
is reported to have been part of an excursion launched from Holland America
Line, a cruise line operating in the area.