Sister remembers Utahn killed in Alaska sightseeing plane crash

Emergency response crews transport an injured passenger to an ambulance at the George Inlet Lodge docks, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Ketchikan, Alaska. The passenger was from one of two sightseeing planes reported down in George Inlet early Monday afternoon and was dropped off by a U.S. Coast Guard 45-foot response boat.
Dustin Safranek, Ketchikan Daily News
Two U.S. Coast Guard 45-foot response boats drift through George Inlet as part of a search effort on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, near Ketchikan, Alaska, at the site of a collision between two float planes. Dive teams plunged into the icy cold waters of the southeast Alaska inlet Tuesday, searching an area the size of 24 football fields for two cruise ship passengers missing after two sightseeing planes collided.
Dustin Safranek, Ketchikan Daily News

SALT LAKE CITY — A family member and neighbors Monday remembered a Utah couple killed when two sightseeing planes collided early this week in Alaska.

Ryan Wilk, 39, was an “amazing man, son, husband, brother and uncle,” said his sister, Shannon Wilk.

Wilk and his wife, Elsa Wilk, 37, split their time between their Salt …read more

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