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Coast Guard continues response to airplane collision near Ketchikan, Alaska


The Coast Guard, partner agencies, and Good Samaritans continue to respond to the report of two aircrafts colliding and are searching for two people in the vicinity of George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska, Tuesday.

Ten people were rescued and are receiving medical care. Four people are confirmed deceased. The nationalities of the people from both planes are 14 Americans, one Canadian and one Australian.

Commercial divers dove on the submerged Otter float plane Monday night and located one deceased individual. 

The Coast Guard is searching with the cutter Bailey Barco, an Air Station S...

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