Four Killed In Alaska Crash


Four people, including the pilot and an infant boy, were killed when a Hageland Aviation Cessna Caravan went down near Saint Mary’s, Alaska, Friday evening. There were six survivors but their condition is not known. The aircraft was reported missing and the wreckage was found with the help of an emergency locator. Cause of the crash wasn’t immediately known. Temperature was about 20 degrees and winds were light at the time of the crash.

Authorities have identified the deceased as Rose Polty, Richard Polty, Wyatt Coffee and the pilot, Terry Hansen. The aircraft was on a scheduled flight from Bethel to Mountain Village and Saint Mary’s, an airline spokeswoman told The Associated Press.