ANCHORAGE (AP) - The bodies of four people who died in a plane crash in Alaska have been recovered from mountainous terrain overlooking a glacier.
State Troopers spokesman Ken Marsh says the remains were recovered Tuesday evening, and sent to the state medical examiner's office. They have not been identified.
Marsh says the bodies were recovered near the top of a ridge at about the 5,000-foot (1,525-meter) elevation that overlooks Eagle Glacier. Marsh says the area is described as very steep and rocky.
Marsh says the wreckage was incinerated in a fire after the crash.
Authorities say the plane crashed under unknown circumstances after leaving Girdwood, Alaska.
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