Alaska plane crash – The National Transportation Safety Board has sent a team to Soldotna, Alaska, to investigate the crash of a small single-engine plane on Sunday, July 7. All 10 people on board were killed.
Alaska plane crash – Two families from Greenville, South Carolina, made up nine of the 10 victims of the crash. Killed were Milton and Kimberly Antonakos and their children, Mills, Ana and Olivia, at left, as well as Dr. Chris McManus; his wife, Stacey McManus; and their children, Meghan and Conner.
Alaska plane crash – The NTSB released images from the crash site and early details via Twitter on Tuesday, July 9. Here, NTSB member Earl F. Weener and investigators arrive at the scene.
Alaska plane crash – The NTSB said the plane's propeller showed evidence of rotation at the time of impact.
Alaska plane crash – NTSB investigators plan to be at the scene for at least a week.
Alaska plane crash – The NTSB also collected five cell phones from the scene, which will be analyzed for useful information for the investigation.
Alaska plane crash – The NTSB reported that the two families hired the plane to take them to a lodge about 80 miles from Soldotna.
Alaska plane crash – The NTSB will move the wreckage to a hangar for further examination.
Alaska plane crash – The plane was owned by Redeiske Family LLC and operated by Redeiske Air for three years, according to the NTSB.