Aircraft crashes on Nunivak Island

Alaska State Troopers received a report of an aircraft crash on Nunivak Island on 9/7/2019 at approximately 2022 hours. An SOS beacon was activated through an In-reach GPS and investigation revealed that an aircraft with two souls on board had crashed shortly after takeoff. No injuries were reported and both individuals advised they had survival gear to make it through the night, till aircraft assets could respond and provided transportation back to Bethel. At this time a local aircraft charter has been tasked to respond and provide transportation for the two individuals.