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10 People Killed in Anchorage Plane Crash

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A fixed-wing plane crash in Anchorage, Alaska, killed nine passengers and the pilot.

ANCHORAGE, Ala. (KTLA) — A plane crashed at Soldotna Airport on Sunday, killing nine passengers and the pilot.

The plane was operating as an air taxi, a press release by the Federal Aviation Administration stated.

The crash of the de Havilland DHC-3 Otter airplane happened at 11:20 a.m., according to airport officials.

It was not clear what caused the crash or whether the accident happened on take-off or landing, said Clint Johnson, the head of the NTSB’s Anchorage office.

The plane burned after the crash, Johnson added.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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