She Husband from deputy Mary Peltola died in a plane crash his office said in a statement Wednesday.
“We are devastated to share that the Husband of Mary, Eugene Peltola Jr., ‘Buzzy’ to all of us who knew and loved him, passed away this morning after plane crash on Alaska” His chief of staff, Anton McParland, said in the statement.
The National Transportation Safety Board said it is investigating the crash of a Piper PA 18-150 Super Cub which crashed at 8:48 pm on Tuesday under unknown circumstances nearby in St. Mary, Alaska. in St. Mary It is located about 440 miles (708.11 kilometers) west of Anchorage.
“He pilot took a hunter and hunting equipment to a remote area 64 miles away in St. Mary. “After dropping off the hunter, the plane took off to return and apparently crashed in a remote, mountainous area,” police said. NTSB it is a statement.
she pilot He was the only one on board.
The researchers of NTSB They responded to the scene along with the National Guard Alaska. The agency waived identification of victims of local officials, but the president of NTSB Jennifer Homendy, held a press conference on Wednesday to discuss an accident in the west Alaska who killed the pilot who was the only one on board, probably Eugene Peltola Jr.
the CONGRESSMAN returned to Alaska from Washington, DC, to be with him FAMILIES and McParland demanded his privacy While the FAMILIES crying.
“He was completely dedicated to her PARENTS children, siblings, FAMILIES relatives and friends, and worshiped only Mary. We are saddened by the loss of FAMILIES” McParland said.
Peltola, aka democratic on Alaska elected for a full term of house of Representatives in the United States in November, months after winning a special election after the death of deputy American Don Young. The Republican occupied the only seat in the Alaska on house of Representatives for 49 years until his death.
Peltola, what? Yup’ik was the first native of Alaska to serve the house of Representatives from the United States.