July 8th, 2013
10:50 AM ET

Alaska plane crash kills 10

Just one day after Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed at San Francisco National Airport, the NTSB is investigating another devastating plane crash.

All 10 people on board were killed when a seaplane crashed at a small airport in Alaska at Soldotna Airport on Sunday. The plane went up in flames.

“It's too early to know what caused the plane's crash here,” Rene Marsh reports from CNN’s Washington Bureau. "What’s known is that this particular aircraft is classified as an air taxi."

A briefing is expected from the NTSB shortly.

Follow along at CNN.com as the story develops.

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  1. tscottme

    After an air carrier crash, such as the crash of Asiana214 at SFO, the press dutifully report every aviation incident until the next white girl disappears on Spring Break or Kim Kardashian starts dating again. Oh yeah, don't forget to use the word 'tarmac' endlessly and incorrectly. Tarmac is like saying 'bonnet' rather than 'hood' when speaking about a car. Tarmac is a Britishism for asphalt, not the name of an area at an airport. The correct word is either taxiway, runway, ramp, or gate. One reporter hears someone with an English accent say something and they adopt the word without even looking it up just because it sounds interesting.

    July 8, 2013 at 7:28 pm | Reply
  2. Demobust

    "to early to know what officially know what happened... " Hey NEWS ROOM the average OFFICIALLY report by NTSB is around 2 years. ALSO check your statistics of commercial aircraft fatalities... you'll see turbo props such as the accident aircraft are more dangerous than jet propelled and less so than reciprocating engine variants. OH your facilitated with CNN? Well than, forget being accurate or factual.

    July 8, 2013 at 1:41 pm | Reply

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