Two Alaska Planes Collide Near Russian Mission

Two small aircraft carrying five passengers crashed above the area located northwest of the Yukon River village of Russian Mission, local media reported. 

Both Alaska National Guard and Alaska State Troopers have arrived on the scene for medical assistance. 

“Two aircraft collided mid-air 60 miles north of Bethel,” the Alaska Dispatch said, citing the state's National Army Guard, on Wednesday. 

“There are no survivors following [the] crash of two planes [in the area] this morning.” 

According to the reports, the planes involved in the crash are a Hageland Aviation Cessna 208 Caravan and Renfro's Alaskan Adventures Piper PA-18s. Both companies did not immediately respond with comments.

Published time 20:33  Toronto