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Palmer Men Killed in Sutton Plane Crash

By | August 30, 2013

A plane crash north of Sutton Thursday night claimed the lives of both men on board.  Alaska State Troopers said the Rescue Coordination Center received a report of an overdue aircraft Thursday night. No formal flight plan had been filed and the plane was reported overdue by family members. The 210th and 212th Rescue Squadrons were deployed and located the aircraft, a Citabria Champion, early Friday morning. Rescue personnel were unable to land, but were hoisted to the ground. The team discovered Adam Norton and Derrik Swanson, both of Palmer.

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