US Coast Guard continues response to airplane collision near Ketchikan, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (STL.News) – 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, Monday. Ten people were rescued and are receiving medical care, the extent of their injuries are unknown. Four people are confirmed deceased. The aircrafts involved were a Beaver float plane and an Otter float plane. The Coast Guard is searching with the cutter Bailey Barco, an Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and two Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Mediums.