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National Transportation Safety Board still trying to determine the cause behind the Rediske Air DHC-3T single propeller aircraft that was “engulfed in flames” and crashed, at the Soldotna Airport in Alaska, killing ten people. The pilot and co-owner of the company, Walter Rediske, 42, was described as “highly experienced” by a spokesman.

“This is a real hard time for everyone,” said Andrew Harcombe, who also described himself as a family friend. “Andrew was a highly experienced pilot and lifelong Alaskan. We are all in a state of shock.”

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