Officials recover body of pilot killed in Alaska plane crash

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By Associated Press

Fariah Peterson Killed Alaska Plane Crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of the pilot who died in a plane crash in a rugged area of southeast Alaska.

The Alaska Dispatch News reports that rescuers on Saturday used a helicopter to reach the remote, mountainous crash site west of Juneau to search for the remains of 45-year-old Fariah Peterson. The Alaska State Troopers say Peterson is from Birmingham, Alabama.

Fariah Peterson (Photo/Facebook)

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