Missing 2008 Plane Found, Remains Recovered
October 31, 2017
On August 09, 2008, the United States Coast Guard had reported an overdue Cessna 182E, tail #N935OX, in the area of Young Lake on Admiralty Island. A 10 day search of the area was conducted by Juneau Mountain Rescue, Civil Air Patrol, the Army National Guard, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, and USCG before search efforts were suspended.
Saturday, October 28, 2017, Alaska State Troopers along with members from Juneau Mountain Rescue, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) responded to the area to conduct a scene investigation.
The Alaska State Troopers confirmed that the wreckage found at the scene was the missing airplane from 2008 and they also located human remains at the crash site. The two passengers onboard the airplane at the time it went missing in 2008 were Brian Andrews, age 56, and Brandon Andrews, age 33, both of Juneau.
The human remains found at the crash site were sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office for positive identification.
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