Coast Guard raced bad weather to save Alaska plane crash survivors
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 () The Coast Guard raced bad weather to rescue all 11 injured survivors from a plane crash in a remote and rugged part of Alaska. The sightseeing plane went down about 40 miles southwest of its destination. Kris Van Cleave reports.
It appears there were no fatalities when a plane carrying 11 people crashed in a mountainous region of Alaska. A Coast Guard helicopter had to battle poor weather and limited visibility to help those on board. CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave reports.
A Coast Guard crew is describing what they say was some of the worst flying conditions of their careers as they rescued 11 plane crash survivors from the side of an Alaskan mountain. The plane's pilot..