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11 Injured After Plane Crashes in Alaska

A plane crashed on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska, on July 10th.

The plane was carrying eleven people when it went down, shortly after taking off for Ketchikan.

According to Coast Guard officials, all eleven occupants suffered minor injuries.

It is believed that the plane belongs to Taquan Air, which provides sightseeing services and scheduled flights.

Alaska Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Alaska Airlines flight AS-176 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Ketchikan, Alaska, on April 18th.

The Boeing 737-900 plane en-route from Juneau, Alaska, to Seattle, Washington, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.

Float Plane Pilot Rescued after it Crashes in Alaska

A float plane crashed near Ketchikan on the shoreline of a lake in Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, on August 15th.

According to sources the plane wreckage was located on the Island, after which the pilot was rescued by the MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter.

One person aboard was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

9 Killed as Sightseeing Plane Crashes in Alaska

A sightseeing plane crashed into a cliff near Ketchikan, Alaska, on June 25.

The DeHavilland DHC-3T Otter aircraft was on a shore excursion from a Holland America Line cruise ship when it went down.

Nine people were killed in the crash, including the pilot Bryan Krill, 64, of Hope, Idaho and 8 passengers.

The deceased passengers had left Seattle on June 20 for a 7-day round trip on MS Westerdam cruise ship. They were identified as Hal Cheney, 71, of Lodi, California, Mary Doucette, 59, of Lodi, California, Glenda Cambiaso, 31, of North Potomac, Maryland, Hugo Cambiaso, 65, of North Potomac, Maryland, June Kranenburg, 73, of Medford, Oregon, Leonard Kranenburg, 63, of Medford, Oregon, Margie Apodaca, 63, of Sparks, Nevada and Raymond Apodaca, 70, of Sparks, Nevada.

The cause of crash is under investigation.

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