Wednesday 18 January 2017

US ex-senator killed in Alaska plane crash

Published 11/08/2010 | 05:00

AMERICA'S longest-serving Republican senator was killed last night after a plane in which he was travelling with eight people crashed in Alaska.

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Ted Stevens, who represented Alaska for 41 years until 2008, was among those killed when the aircraft came down in south-west Alaska.

Mitch Rose, a spokesman for his family, said they had been notified that the 86-year-old was among those killed.

Four of those on board survived the crash.

Senator Stevens was one of two survivors of a 1978 plane crash at Anchorage International Airport that killed his wife, Ann, and several others. (© Daily Telegraph, London)

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