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10 Killed in Alaska plane crash

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ANCHORAGE: An air taxi has crashed at a small Alaska airport, killing all 10 people on board and leaving the aircraft fully engulfed in flames before firefighters could get to it, authorities said.

The de Havilland DHC3 Otter air taxi crashed just after 11 am on Sunday at the airport in Soldotna, a community about 75 miles southwest of Anchorage and located on the Kenai Peninsula.

“We do have 10 fatalities, unfortunately, nine passengers, one pilot,” National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigator Clint Johnson said.

The cause of the crash is being investigated by the NTSB.

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