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Wreckage of Plane Sent Outside of Alaska
Pieces of an air taxi that crashed in Alaska, killing 10, have been sent to Washington D.C. and Phoenix.
ANCHORAGE- Pieces of an air taxi that crashed in Alaska, killing 10, have been sent to Washington D.C. and Phoenix.
The National Transportation Safety Board says the plane parts will be analyzed as investigators try to determine the cause of the July 7 crash in Soldotna, about 75 miles southwest of Anchorage.
The de Havilland DHC 3 Otter operated by Rediske Air had just taken off when it went down.
Killed were all on board, including the pilot Walter "Willie" Rediske.
The passengers were two South Carolina families on vacation together. They were Melet and Kimberly Antonakos and their three children - 16-year-old Olivia, 14-year-old Mills and 11-year-old Anastacia - and Chris and Stacey and their two children, 17-year-old Meghan and 15-year-old Connor.
Both families lived in Greenville, S. C.