U.S. Coast Guard rescues 11 passengers in Alaska plane crash

U.S. Coast Guard rescues 11 passengers in Alaska plane crash

Emergency responders assist a passenger injured in a crash of a Taquan Air plane in mountainous terrain on Prince of Wales Island Tuesday. "Thankfully, it was a good outcome".

A chartered de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Turbo Otter float-equipped airplane crashed in a remote part of Alaska on Tuesday morning, but after a brief search by the U.S. Coast Guard, all 11 people on board were rescued. It provided no further detail on injuries.

PHOTO: The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 11 people after their charter plane crashed near Ketchikan, Alaska, July 10, 2018. Crews from two Jayhawk helicopters searched several hours for the downed plane and the survivors who were able to activate the plane's emergency locator.

Mischa Chernick, a spokeswoman for PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center, said all 11 individuals from the plane were brought to the hospital and being assessed.

The channel said 10 people were injured as it hit the side of Mount Jumbo at a height of around 2,000 feet (600 meters), and were all in a stable condition.

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The crash site is 2,000 feet above sea level in a mountainous area.

Clint Johnson with the National Transportation Safety Board says the plane departed a fishing lodge at Steamboat Bay, on Noyes Island, at about 7:30 a.m., headed for Ketchikan.

There are reports the plane was one of the sightseeing flights that are popular in the region.

The company said it had suspended all scheduled flights Tuesday and was cooperating with authorities. "It is imperative we understand the factors surrounding this incident to prevent similar ones", the company said in a statement. Alaska State Troopers have identified the plane as a Taquan Air flight. All occupants in the crash are expected to survive, Hengen said.

The pilot was flying from Prince of Wales Island and bound for Ketchikan when the crash occurred, according to the Troopers.

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