2 small planes collided in air over Alaska, killing all 5 people on board
Two small planes collided in the air over a remote area of western Alaska on Wednesday, killing all five people on board the two aircraft, Associated Press informs.
The crash occurred north-west of the village of Russian Mission, 375 miles west of Anchorage. This area accessible only by helicopter, said Clint Johnson, the head of the National Transportation Safety Board's Alaska division.
There were no survivors on either of the planes. The planes involved in the crash are a Hageland Aviation Cessna 208 Caravan carrying three people and a Renfro's Alaskan Adventures Piper PA-18 super cub with two people aboard, according to the Guard.