On May 1, AST in Dillingham was notified of a potential airplane crash between Perryville and the Chignik Lakes. Investigations confirmed that an Emergency Locator Transmitter ad been activated at 1305 hours. Grant Aviation confirmed that they had an overdue aircraft in that area. The United States Coastguard responded to the area and conducted a search. The wreckage was located upon a steep mountain slope near the village of Perryville. The pilot and sole occupant were found deceased. The remains will be sent to Anchorage for autopsy.
Report taken from Alaska State Troopers Dispatch.
Passenger Flying Safety Tips
Pay attention to the flight attendant safety briefing at the beginning of your flight and read the safety briefing card.
Buckle up. Keep you and your family safe by wearing a seat belt at all times while seated.
Use an approved child safety seat or device if your child weighs less than 40 pounds.
Prevent in-flight injuries by following your airline’s carry-on restrictions
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in an accident, contact the personal injury attorneys at Paskvan & Ringstad, P.C. to help you get the compensation you deserve.