2 Killed In Second Taquan Air Floatplane Crash In A Week

 Tuesday, May 21, 2019


For the second time in a week, a Taquan Air floatplane has been involved in a deadly crash in Alaska.Two people were killed when the aircraft went down Monday afternoon in Metlakatla Harbor in the southeastern part of the state.

A pilot and passenger were the only people on board the Taquan Air Beaver floatplane, according to a statement from the Ketchikan Gateway Borough.

The circumstances of the crash are not being released at this time, the borough said, and the names of the deceased will not be released until next of kin have been notified. Taquan Air also operated a Beaver floatplane that collided in mid-air with another plane last week.
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 Thursday, January 3, 2019

 The San Francisco Chronicle

Drop in weekend DUI’s doesn’t bring drop in fatal crashes involving alcohol

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