6 dead after aircraft crashes in southeast Alaska

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A sightseeing plane crashed Thursday in southeast Alaska, killing all six people on board including the pilot, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

"An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka located the wreckage at 2:37 p.m. and lowered two rescue swimmers who reported no survivors," the Coast Guard said in a statement.