Former Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens (R), died Monday night in a small plane crash in southern Alaska. According to officials four other people died in the crash as well.
Stevens, 86, was among nine people on board when the 1957 DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter, crashed into a brush- and rock-covered mountainside between 7 and 7:30 p.m. Monday (11 to 11:30 p.m. ET) near the southwest Alaska fishing town of Dillingham
Former NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe and his teenage son survived the crash with broken bones and other injuries, said former NASA spokesman Glenn Mahone.