5 dead, 1 missing after two sightseeing planes collide midair in Alaska


ANCHORAGE, Alaska (WFLA) – Five people are dead and another person is missing after two floatplanes carrying cruise-goers collided in Alaska on Monday, according to NBC News.

Royal Princess Cruises confirmed to NBC News that four cruise-goers and a pilot were killed.

The planes were carrying 14 passengers between them. They collided about eight nautical miles from Ketchikan, Alaska, according to NBC.

Ten people involved were rescued by a passing ship. Three are in serious condition and one victim is in critical condition, a hospital told NBC News.

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