UPDATE: No recorders on deadly Alaskan flight
SOLDOTNA, Ala.- Authorities have reported 10 are dead after a plane crashed at the at the Soldotna Airport in Alaska, about 150 miles south of Anchorage.
A producer from one of our NBC affiliates was camping nearby when the plane went down and captured these images.
Officials said the Otter Air Taxi was fully engulfed in flames before firefighters could reach the site.
Initial reports state the crash happened as the plane was taking off but there is no word yet on what caused it.
NTSB officials said the pilot and nine passengers are among the victims.
Their names have not yet been released.
We’ve learned there was no flight or cockpit voice recorder on the aircraft.
Investigators are now turning their attention to GPS devices that could give them some information about the plane’s position as it left the ground.