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Investigators examine Ella Lake crash

 


JUNEAU (AP) — A team of aviation investigators worked over the weekend in a remote, mountainous site in southeast Alaska to determine what caused the crash of a sightseeing plane that killed eight cruise ship passengers and the aircraft’s pilot.

The DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter turboprop – also known as a floatplane – went down June 25. The excursion was sold through the cruise company Holland America.

Seven investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board made it to the crash site on Saturday morning and are spending the day scouring for clues to the disaster, said Clint John...



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