Two Left Dead After Plane Crash In Southcentral Alaska

A plane crash has killed two Palmer men in Southcentral Alaska.

 

30-year-old Adam Norton and 31-year-old Derrick Swanson, both from Palmer, died in the crash about 60 miles northeast of Anchorage.

 

The Alaska Air National Guard’s Rescue Coordination Center at 9:45 p.m received reports of an overdue aircraft, the plane was due back by 7 p.m. Thursday.

 

A helicopter and C-130 from the Air National Guard’s 210th and 212th rescue squadrons found the crash site at 3:35 a.m.today using the crashed plane’s emergency signal.

 

Rainy weather and rough terrain is currently delaying a recovery.

 

National Transportation Safety Board investigators this morning were traveling to the site of the crash.

Categories: News

About Author