Sean Hill, 9/12/05
Kevin Krause

Two die in plane crash near Wood River

The Associated Press

Published: September 13, 2005 Last Modified: September 13, 2005 at 05:12 PM

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Two men died in a small plane accident near Wood River southwest of Fairbanks, according to Alaska State Troopers.

The plane went down Monday night, killing Sean Hill, 27, of North Pole, and his only passenger, Kevin Krause, 25, of North Pole.

The men were flying in a two-seater Bellanca 7GCBC when the engine failed. The cause of the failure was not immediately known.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the accident. Troopers will assist in the investigation if needed.