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Investigators finish examining St. Mary’s plane crash wreckage

By Joe Vigil 10:11 PM February 6, 2014

It could take several more months to determine a cause of the crash, NTSB says

ANCHORAGE – Investigators have finished examining the wreckage of the Cessna 208 that crashed near St. Mary’s in November, according to National Transportation Safety Board officials.

The plane departed Bethel for Mountain Village, but crashed near a dump outside St. Mary’s.

Four people died, while six people survived.

Officials from Cessna, Hageland Aviation, NTSB and the Federal Aviation Administration all examined the wreckage in Wasilla, NTSB officials said. The plane has since been moved to a secure storage area.

Some avionic parts, such as the radios, have been sent off to a lab to see if technicians can find more clues as to why the plane went down.

It could take several more months to determine a cause of the crash, NTSB said.

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