The Piper P-A 18 Super Cub went down near where the Katlian River meets Katlian Bay. The pilot is deceased. His family has been notified, but his identity has not been released yet. The search party has found the body of the missing passenger.
Five hikers were rescued this weekend after an attempt to ascend Mount Edgecumbe in Sitka didn’t go as planned. The unexpected obstacles they faced were met with quick decisions a touch of good humor. Though they didn’t make it to the top of the volcano, they made it down safely, with their inflatable unicorn rafts intact.