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The US National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation to determine the cause of a fatal crash on 7 July involving a de Havilland DHC-3T Turbo Otter.
The single-engined, high-wing aircraft - believed to be a 1958 built model, registration N93PC - was operated by Alaskan air taxi company Rediske Air.
It crashed at 11:00 local time, shortly after take-off from Soldotna airport - around 120km (74 miles) southwest of Anchorage.
Nine passengers and one crew aboard the aircraft were killed. Weather data at the time of accident indicates good visibility with 6kt winds from the south.
According to local reports, the aircraft was piloted by air taxi company owner Willy Rediske.