Plane Parts from Fatal Soldotna Crash Being Investigated in “Lower 48″

Pieces of the air taxi that crashed last week at the Soldotna airport, killing all 10 on board, have been sent to Washington D.C. and Phoenix.

The plane parts will be analyzed by investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board try to determine the cause of the July 7th crash.

As we’ve reported, the de Havilland DHC 3 Otter operated by Rediske Air based out of Nikiski is believed to had just taken off when it crashed.

All on board were killed, including the pilot Willie Rediske of Nikiski.

The nine passengers on board were two families from Greenville South Carolina; Melet and Kimberly Antonakos and their three children, 16-year-old Olivia, 14-year-old Mills and 11-year-old Anastacia, as well as, Chris and Stacey McManus and their two children, 17-year-old Meghan and 15-year-old Connor.

 

 

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