10-Aug-2010 Source: EADS North America
Arlington, Virginia,Â 10 August 2010
â€œSean Oâ€™Keefe, EADS North Americaâ€™s CEO, was a passenger on a private aircraft that crashed in Alaska last night.
â€œLocal authorities are reporting that there are survivors and a rescue operation is underway.
â€œNo other details are available at this time,â€ said Guy Hicks, EADS North America spokesperson.
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