Homer Pilot Back in US After Haitian Controversy

A Homer pilot who found herself embroiled in Haitian bureaucracy and politics earlier this week has returned to U.S. soil. Stephanie Anderson, who normally flies for Smokey Bay Air in Homer but has been flying aid missions to Haiti for the last three weeks, got into a deepening mess last Friday when she agreed to fly a group of six Haitian orphans back to the United States. After an angry mob accosted Anderson’s group at the Port au Prince airport Saturday, accusing them of trying to steal the children, the Haitian police detained Anderson’s party. After being separated from the children for two days, Anderson’s group was reunited with the children yesterday.

Aaron Selbig, KBBI – Homer

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