Affton woman among dead in Alaska mid-air plane collision


ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Fox2Now) – Family and friends are grieving after authorities confirm that an Affton woman was among six people killed following a mid-air collision between two sightseeing planes in Alaska.

The crash happened Monday but the last bodies weren`t found until Tuesday night.

The vacation of a lifetime turning tragic for many people including the loved ones of 62-year-old Cassie Webb.

“I was in total denial until today, I saw it on the news this morning and they said her name and that`s when it became reality,” said an emotional Angie Gokenbach.

Angie says she and Cassie were close friends.

“I`m going to miss her so much every day,” said Angie.

Cassie and seven of her friends were on a cruise in Ketchikan.

Two sightseeing planes went out for an excursion on Monday.

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