Hageland Aviation’s (operating under the Era Alaska brand) flight 1453 crashed last night four miles from the St. Marys Airport. The Cessna 208B Caravan plowed into a small hill. Flight 1453 had departed from Bethel with nine passengers and a pilot. The airliner was bound for Mountain Village and St. Marys.
The downed aircraft could not be reached and found for over one hour. Four people died in the crash.
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Era Alaska is the common name Frontier Flying Service, Hageland Aviation and Era Aviation operate under. Era Alaska was the featured airline in the TV show “Flying Wild Alaska”.
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