• 2 killed in floatplane crash in southeast Alaska; second deadly crash in one week

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff

    Updated:

    Two people were killed Monday afternoon after a floatplane crash in the Southeast Alaska. 

    The crash happened In Metlakatla at about 4 p.m.

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough said a pilot and passenger were killed and no other people were on board the aircraft. 

    Investigators said the crash invovled a Taquan Air #20, de Havilland DHC-2 aircraft. 

     

     

    This crash comes a week after two floatplanes crashed near Ketchikan, Alaska. Six people were killed and 10 were injured. 

    The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating. 

     

     

     


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