Five Killed In Alaska Plane Crash

At least five people have been killed, following a mid-air collision, between two small commercial aircraft, in the US state of Alaska.

Five people have died in a mid-air collision between two small commercial planes in the US state of Alaska.

There were no survivors from the crash, which happened in a remote area near the village of Russian Mission.

Those killed included three people on a Cessna from Hageland Aviation, a local airline, and two on a Piper aircraft operated by Renfro’s Alaskan Adventures, a tourism company, Alaska’s national guard said. 

Mid-air collisions are rare in the US and most occur near airports.

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