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AK17048316

Location: Yentna River
Type: Aircraft Crash, Fatal

Dispatch Text:

On 07/15/2017 at approximately 1400 hours, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) received a report of a downed fixed wing aircraft near the Yentna River. RCC located the aircraft and sole occupant, Donald Wayne Frantz, age 75, of Anchorage, deceased. The Alaska State Troopers and Talkeetna Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and transported the remains to Lake Hood in Anchorage where they were turned over to the State Medical Examiner’s Office.  The NTSB was notified and the investigation continues.    

Posted on 7/16/2017 5:01:10 AM by DPS\wskirksey

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