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2 Die in Small Plane Crash in Alaska
A plane crash has killed two Palmer men in southcentral Alaska.
ANCHORAGE- A plane crash has killed two Palmer men in southcentral Alaska.
The plane was due back Thursday night.
A helicopter and a C-130 from the Alaska Air National Guard's 210th and 212th rescue squadrons found the crash site early Friday through the plane's emergency signal. It went down 10 miles north of Sutton and about 60 miles northeast of Anchorage.
Alaska State Troopers helped recover the bodies despite rainy weather and rough terrain and turned them over to the state medical examiner.
Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says identification the men carried in their wallets indicated they were 30-year-old Adam Norton and 31-year-old Derrik Swanson.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.