The Coast Guard says all 11 people on board the plane that crashed in Southeast Alaska today suffered only minor injuries, and are "otherwise in good condition".
Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios said word of the crash about 34 nautical miles southwest of Ketchikan, involving a plane carrying a pilot and 10 passengers, first reached the Coast Guard at about 9:20 a.m. "Thankfully, it was a good outcome". It provided no further detail on injuries. 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.
DeSpain says the plane, which had taken off from Prince of Wales Island, was bound for Ketchikan.
PHOTO: The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 11 people after their charter plane crashed near Ketchikan, Alaska, July 10, 2018.
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All 11 passengers on the plane survived the crash on Mount Jumbo, southwest of the city of Ketchikan. Initial reports are the plane went down about 2,000 feet up a mountain in rocky, tree-covered terrain. "We don't know specifically what the extent of those injuries are", Clint Johnson, of the National Transportation Safety Board, told the Anchorage Daily News.
The company said it had suspended all scheduled flights Tuesday and was cooperating with authorities.
In a dispatch report from the Alaska State Troopers, the Taquan Air pilot of the flight was identified as Mike Hodgins, 72, of Ketchikan. 'It is imperative we understand the factors surrounding this incident to prevent similar ones, ' the company said in a statement. Troopers said he reported the crash.
The heavily forested Prince of Wales Island near the southern tip of the Alaska Panhandle is the fourth-largest island in the U.S. At 2,577 square miles (6,675 square kilometers), it's larger than Delaware. Residents can travel to Ketchikan by ferry or scheduled commuter flights.