美国前参议员在阿拉斯加坠毁飞机上 Former U.S. Senator in Alaska Plane Crash

10 August, 2010

一架载有美国前参议员史蒂文斯和前美国航空航天局局长奥基夫的飞机在阿拉斯加坠毁,但是这两个人的状况还不清楚。
 
美国国家交通安全委员会报告说,机上9个人中的5个据信在飞机失事中死亡。
 
美国交通安全委员会在一份声明中说,这架德·哈维兰公司的DHC-3T型飞机星期一晚间在阿拉斯加阿勒纳季克西北部大约16公里的地方坠毁。
 
有关官员说,恶劣的天气使得救援人员很难抵达坠机地点。
 
这是阿拉斯加这个地广人稀的州不到两个星期里发生的第三起坠机事件。

A plane carrying former U.S. Senator Ted Stevens and former NASA administrator Sean O'Keefe has crashed in Alaska but the condition of the two men is unknown.
 
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board reports five of the nine people on the plane are believed to have died in the accident.
 
In a statement, the NTSB says the aircraft, a DeHaviland DHC-3T crashed about 16 kilometers northwest Aleknagik, Alaska Monday evening.
 
Officials said rescue crews were having trouble reaching the crash site because of severe weather conditions. 
 
This is the third plane crash in less than two weeks in the large, sparsely populated state.