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Four Survive Floatplane on Prince of Wales Island

By | July 25, 2013

A floatplane crashed on Wednesday on Prince of Wales Island, and all four aboard are expected to survive.  The DeHavilland Beaver was owned by Promech Air of Ketchikan.  The pilot is identified as Charlie Kenlin, 65, of Florida.  Passengers were Michael Lakey, 65, Martin Lakey, 37, and Rich Webster, 65, all from Washington state.  No word yet from Promech on the purpose of the flight.  The plane crashed in trees.

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