Grant Aviation Plane Found, Pilot Deceased

first_imgThe flight was expected in Perryville at 2:15pm, but an emergency locator beacon sent out a signal at 2pm. The wreckage was located at an elevation of 3,000 feet. A rescue swimmer was dropped into the area by a Coast Guard Jayhawk helicopter. The guardsman hiked to the wreckage to confirm the pilot was deceased. No further details, including the pilot’s identity, have yet been released. Alaska State Troopers, the National Transportation Safety Board and a mountain rescue group will now continue the investigation and recover the damaged plane. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享A Grant Aviation pilot was found deceased in the wreckage of his plane Monday evening, 228 miles southwest of Kodiak. The Coast Guard located the Cessna 208B, which had left Port Heiden at 1:15pm, destined for Perryville. The pilot was the only person on board.last_img

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