Planes, Alaska

Two Planes Collide In Alaska, 7 dead Including Republican assembly member

A midair plane collision in Anchorage killed seven people, including a state lawmaker who was piloting one of the aircraft. The accident occurred a few kilometers from the city of Soldotna, Alaska. According to the information, two small planes crashed into the air. Those killed include Gary Knope, a state assembly member of President Donald Trump's Republican Party.

The local officials saying - Both aircraft were single engine. Both planes flew from Soldotna Airport. It collided with each other in the air about 150 miles from the city of Anchorage. According to the information, the authorities are currently investigating the case.