Coast Guard Responds to Aircraft Crash On Catherine Island

JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard rescue crew from Air Station Sitka responded to a signal from an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon in the vicinity of Catherine Island approximately 30 miles northeast of Sitka around 11:15 p.m. Sunday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter launched to investigate the signal and located a downed aircraft with two deceased people inside. The aircraft, a Baron-55,...