UK Today News: Ted Stevens Dies In Plane Crash – Ex- NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe Survives (Update)
Former US Senator Ted Stevens has died in the Alaska plane crash that took place on Monday night, but former NASA administrator Sean O’Keefe has reportedly survived, according to officials from O’Keefe’s company.
The private plane had 9 people on board when it was on it’s way to a fishing trip, and reports say that it crashed next to the town of Dillingham, Alaska. Sources say that five people died and four have survived.
The plane that crashed was reported to be a DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter. The names of all the people who have died in the plane crash has not yet been published. The NTSB has taken the initiative to investigate into the matter. The team arrived the crash site early in the morning along with the Alaskan Air National Guard and the US Coast Guard.
According to a statement made by the NTSB, the crash of the plane occurred at exactly 08.00 pm in the night. The crash site has been identified to be 10 miles away from the town of Aleknagik, Alaska.