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 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.

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