The Latest: Alaska crash survivor thankful to be alive

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a plane crash in southeast Alaska (all times local):
12:05 p.m.
A woman who survived a plane crash Tuesday in southeast Alaska says she’s thankful to be alive.
Ginny Hacker Eiseman posted on Facebook her gratitude for the U.S. Coast Guard and for the medical team that tended to her following the rescue. She was one of 11 people on board the plane. All survived.
Investigators are looking into the crash of the Taquan Air flight on a rocky mountainside on Prince of Wales Island, near Ketchikan.
Clint Johnson of the National Transportation Safety Board in Alaska says an investigator is interviewing officials with Taquan and the pilot. A preliminary report was expected in the coming days.

Original published: 2018-07-11 20:02:26 Read the full Seattle News here


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