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Crews recover remains and identify victims of deadly Ketchikan plane crash

A photo of the Southeast Aviation plane that crashed Thursday. The photo is from a viewer who...
A photo of the Southeast Aviation plane that crashed Thursday. The photo is from a viewer who went on a trip with the company in 2019.(Heather Holt)
Published: Aug. 7, 2021 at 9:46 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The remains of the victims who died in Thursday’s deadly plane crash near Ketchikan have been recovered.

Alaska State Troopers and the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad reached the site with a chartered Temsco helicopter. The families of the victims have been notified.

AST has identified the victims as Rolf Lanzendorfer, 64, of Washington, who was the pilot, Mark Henderson, 69 and Jacquelyn Komplin 60, both of Napa, CA, Andrea McArthur, 55, and Rachel McArthur, 20, both of Woodstock, GA, and Janet Kroll, 77, of Mount Prospect, IL.

According to AST, the bodies will be transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Anchorage.

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