Through a Freedom of Information Act request, TPM obtained government reports on the plane crash that killed Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK), which included these photos of the wreckage. Some have been published before, and some haven’t. Several are available below.
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Much of the information included in the reports obtained by TPM were included in the Washington Post‘s comprehensive story of the plane crash, which included interviews with survivors of the accident. Selections from the preliminary report and follow up report on the crash — which took place on Aug. 9 about 10 miles northeast of Aleknagik, Alaska — are available here.The photos are below: