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Two missing in Alaskan waters after tour planes crash

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor May 15, 2019 12:03

Two missing in Alaskan waters after tour planes crash

Rescue teams were searching the waters of southeast Alaska for two passengers missing after a pair of sightseeing planes crashed in midair, killing at least four people, the U.S. Coast Guard.The two missing people, an Australian and a Canadian, were among 14 passengers from a Princess Cruises ship who boarded two seaplanes operated by separate tour companies in the town of Ketchikan, the cruise line said. No further information about the missing was made available.Ten people survived but were injured in the collision, which took place over open water during daylight hours on Monday, the Coast Guard said. At least four, including one of the pilots, were killed. The victims were not immediately identified.The water temperature off Ketchikan on Tuesday was 48 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the National Weather Service.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor May 15, 2019 12:03

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