Ex-Senator and Former NASA Chief in Deadly Plane Crash

UPDATE: Ex-Senator Ted Stevens is confirmed among the dead.

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A plane carrying nine people crashed amid southwest Alaska's remote mountains and lakes, killing five people on board, authorities said Tuesday. Former Sen. Ted Stevens and ex-NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe were believed to be aboard, but it was unclear if they were among the dead. This story is developing.

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