Alaska plane crash victims named
Published 27/06/2015 | 06:56
The nine people killed when their sightseeing plane crashed in south-east Alaska have been identified.
The DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter turboprop went down on Thursday in Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan.
A recovery crew reached the remote site yesterday.
The victims have been tentatively identified as 71-year-old Hal Cheney and 59-year-old Mary Doucette of Lodi, California; 31-year-old Glenda Cambiaso and 65-year-old Hugo Cambiaso of North Potomac, Maryland; 73-year-old June Kranenburg and 63-year-old Leonard Kranenburg of Medford, Oregon; 63-year-old Margie Apodaca and 70-year-old Raymond Apodaca of Sparks, Nevada; and the pilot, 64-year-old Bryan Krill of Hope, Idaho.
The state medical examiner's office will determine positive identifications.