Alaska State Troopers have identified the pilot of a downed cargo plane that crashed en route to a McGrath area mine on Monday. The deceased pilot is Peter B. Iversen, Senior, 62 of Anchorage. Iverson was flying the cargo plane from Wasilla to Nixon Forks Mine near McGrath when the plane crashed.
Meanwhile, the search continues for another pilot who is still missing, Brendan Mattingley of Palmer. Mattingley and his plane, a Piper Super Cub, were last seen in Soldotna on Saturday.