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Tue, Jul 15, 2003

Beating the Odds: Two Survive Open-Water Alaska Crash

Four Others Still Missing

They swam a mile in the frigid Alaskan waters near Glacier Bay, after the Cessna 401, out of fuel and trying desperately to reach the small town of Gustavus (AK), had radioed that it was going to try to make it in. The twin went down in the water about 9:30 Sunday night.

The flight had left Port Angeles (WA) with six aboard. The two survivors, both men, said that they were sure two of their companions had made it out of the airplane; the four others, who were not with the two men when the pair was discovered on an island about 8AM Monday, have not been found.

All identities are being withheld until this story unfolds.

**   Report created 7/14/2003   Record 22  **
IDENTIFICATION
  Regis#: 6296Q        Make/Model: C402      Description: 401, 402, Utililiner, Business
  Date: 07/14/2003     Time: 0535
  Event Type: Accident   Highest Injury: None     Mid Air: N    Missing: Y
  Damage: Unknown
LOCATION
  City: GUSTAVUS   State: AK   Country: US
DESCRIPTION
  ACFT SUBJECT OF AN ALERT NOTICE WHEN REPORTED LOW FUEL AND WAS CLEARED FRO APPROACH TO GUSTAVUS AND LAST REPORTED 12 E OF GAV. ACFT HAS NOT BEEN LOCATED, SIX PERSONS ON  BOARD, GUSTAVUS, AK
INJURY DATA      Total Fatal:   0
                 # Crew:  1     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Pass:   5     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Grnd:         Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
WEATHER: 0455Z 000 10 OVC026 14/11 2995
OTHER DATA
  Activity: Unknown      Phase: Unknown      Operation: Air Taxi (On Demand)
  Departed: PORT ANGELES, WA            Dep Date:    Dep. Time:
  Destination: GUSTAVUS, AK             Flt Plan: IFR          Wx Briefing: U
  Last Radio Cont: 12 E OF GAV
  Last Clearance: CLRD FOR VR 29 APCH
  FAA FSDO: JUNEAU, AK  (AL05)                    Entry date: 07/14/2003


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