Passengers who died in Yute crash near Tuntutuliak have been identified

Alaska State Troopers have released the names of the four passengers who died in a plane crash near the village of Tuntutuliak on Feb. 6.

The passengers all lived in Kipnuk. Troopers identified them as Charlie Carl, 66, Carrie “Girlie” Peter, 45, and her son, Quintin “Muggie” Peter, 18, and Donna Mesak, 42.

The pilot, 34-year-old Tony Matthews, also died in the crash.

The plane, operated by Yute Commuter Service, was found crashed 11 miles southwest of Tuntutuliak as it headed to the coastal community of Kipnuk from Bethel.

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Related: The operators of the flight crashed last week, killing 5, had 3 other incidents in 2019

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated where Donna Mesak was from. She was from Kipnuk.

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