All safe in Sunday plane crash near Bethel

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - State troopers report that six aboard a Cessna plane are safe after a crash south of Bethel Sunday afternoon.

    On Sunday at about 12:00 pm, the Alaska State Troopers were notified of a plane crash approximately 10 miles South of Bethel.  

    Troopers said local Bethel pilots had already begun responding to the area before the notification of the Alaska State Troopers.  

    A preliminary investigation revealed that a Yute Air Cessna 207 was flying between Goodnews Bay and Bethel when it lost engine power and crashed, according to the dispatch.

    Six people were on board the commercial flight at the time of the crash, and none of the occupants reported any injuries.  

    All parties were safely retrieved from the crash site by aircraft landing nearby.  

    The NTSB was notified.

    More from News of the North

    Comments

    Add a comment

    Log in to the club to add your comment.

    Current Conditions

    Crude Oil Price