ted stevens beth lily getty Former Senator Ted Stevens possibly in Alaska plane crash [UPDATED]UPDATE: KTUU out of Anchorage is reporting that Dave Dittman, a former aide and family friend of Stevens, says Stevens was killed in a plane crash near Dillingham
Monday night (Aug. 9).

Former Republican Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska (pictured with daughters Beth, left, and Lily) may have been on-board a plane that crashed in Alaska, killing five people. Stevens’ chief of staff Mitch Rose tells CNN that they still cannot confirm the reports. His family is offering their thanks for everyone’s prayers and is offering their own prayers for the families of the victims. The plane was also carrying former NASA chief Sean O’Keefe. There is no word as to his condition yet.

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