WORLD All 11 on board survive plane crash in US state of Alaska

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All 11 on board survive plane crash in US state of Alaska

Xinhua

11:59, July 11, 2018

All the 11 people on a float plane crashed in the US state of Alaska were rescued on Tuesday, the US Coast Guard said in a press release.

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Two Coast Guard helicopter crew members safely hoisted the 11 people from the side of a mountain and the survivors were then taken to a staging area before being transferred to a hospital. 

All of them were reported to have minor injuries.

The crash site is 2,000 feet (610 meters) above sea level in a mountainous area. 

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