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Apocalypse
08-10-2010, 11:14 AM
Former Sen. Ted Stevens On Board Plane That Crashed in Alaska

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Prop Plane Went Down in Remote Area; Rescuers Trying to Reach Scene; 5 of 9 Aboard Killed

Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens was on board the plane that crashed Monday night in southwest Alaska. It was not immediately clear whether he survived.

Five of the nine people died in the plane crash, and rescue crews were trying to reach the wreckage early Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said.

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linda22003
08-10-2010, 11:16 AM
Also Sean O'Keefe, the recent head of NASA.

linda22003
08-10-2010, 01:25 PM
Stevens is now being reported as one of the dead.

Apocalypse
08-10-2010, 05:20 PM
Yea saw on my home page.

Rest in Peace Ted.

KhrushchevsShoe
08-10-2010, 09:24 PM
Old man really didn't understand the internet too well, made for some laughs in the process.

Rest in peace.

Jumpy
08-10-2010, 09:36 PM
My first cousin lost his wife and daughter in this accident. I do believe that prayer is powerful, so those among you who are prayers, I would appreciate prayers for the family. This family has been hard hit in the past few years.

Apocalypse
08-10-2010, 11:03 PM
Sorry to hear about that, and may they find the peace the deserve.

RobJohnson
08-11-2010, 12:00 AM
My first cousin lost his wife and daughter in this accident. I do believe that prayer is powerful, so those among you who are prayers, I would appreciate prayers for the family. This family has been hard hit in the past few years.

I'm sorry to hear this. I'm praying for the family.

Jumpy
08-11-2010, 06:50 AM
More on this:

http://www.multichannel.com/article/455917-GCI_Exec_Dana_Tindall_Perishes_In_Alaskan_Plane_Cr ash.php

GCI Exec Dana Tindall Perishes In Alaskan Plane Crash
SVP Of Legal, Regulatory, Government Affairs Had Been With Cable Company For 24 Years
Mike Reynolds -- Multichannel News, 8/10/2010 11:06:03 PM

Dana Tindall, GCI's senior vice president of legal, regulatory and governmental affairs, was one of the five people that died when the Alaska cable company's plane crashed on Monday near Dillingham.
GSI's Web site confirmed that Tindall, along with her 16-year-old daughter Courtney, perished inDana Tindall the crash, which also claimed the lives of former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, his former aide Bill Phillips and the pilot Terry Smith.

The four other passengers -- William Phillips, Jr., former NASA adminstrator Sean O'Keefe, his son Kevin, and Jim Morhard, a Washington lobbyist and former chief of staff of the Senate Appropriations Committee -- survived the crash. The elder O'Keefe is currently chief executive of the U.S. division of European defense contractor EADS North America.
Tindall leaves behind a husband, Virgil Peachey, and a son, Connor Tindall.

"Our hearts are with Dana's family," said GCI president and CEO Ron Duncan in a statement on the site. "Dana and her daughter Corey were a big part of our GCI family and we are devastated by the news of their passing."
A 24-year GCI veteran, Tindall had served in her current role since mid-1993. Previously, she served as GCI's vice president of regulatory affairs.
Tindall has served as an adjunct professor of regulatory economics at Alaska Pacific University. She is a past board member of both the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation and the Alaska Council on Economic Education.
Tindall earned her bachelor's degree in economics and master's degree in public policy from the University of Michigan.