Two Perish in Float Plane Crash Near Sitka

    Sitka, AK (KINY) - State Troopers have identified two men that were killed in a float plane crash over the weekend just outside of Sitka.

    Troopers have reported that 45-year-old Stonie Huffman of Sitka and 66-year-old James Ronge of California both perished in the crash. The float plane had left Sitka on Saturday night for a 20-minute flight to view the Katlian river and mountain goats.

    The plane had been found on Sunday night and throughout the day a search was in order to find the second person.

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