A pilot for Wings of Alaska airline was the only person on board who did not survive a recent plane crash. The plane had left a major city and was headed to an island off the state's coast. Officials from the National Transportation Safety Board are expected to conduct an investigation into the cause of the plane crash.
A 911 call from one of the survivors of the crash alerted police in Juneau as to what had happened. The plane was located by the U.S. Coast Guard on the side of a mountain only 18 miles from where it took off. The flight was supposed to take just 18 minutes to reach its destination.