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Plane Crash Preliminary Report to be Released
A preliminary report on an Alaska air taxi crash that killed all 10 on board is expected to be released soon, as early as Thursday.
ANCHORAGE- A preliminary report on an Alaska air taxi crash that killed all 10 on board is expected to be released soon, as early as Thursday.
The National Transportation Safety Board report is not expected to contain new revelations about the July 7 crash of the de Havilland DHC 3 Otter. The aircraft crashed and burned soon after taking off from the airport in Soldotna, 75 miles southwest of Anchorage on the Kenai Peninsula.
NTSB spokesman Peter Knudson says the agency aims to release preliminary reports within 30 days of major crashes - including the Soldotna crash - investigated by a national NTSB team. Knudson says the goal for regionally investigated crashes is 5- to- 10 business days.
Killed in the Soldotna crash were the pilot and two South Carolina families.