Ted Stevens (1923-2010)

For almost five decades, Ted Stevens was not only Alaska's senator. He was Alaska.Craig Medred,Jill Burke
The float plane carrying a pilot and eight passengers in search of silver salmon, including former Sen. Ted Stevens, apparently crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from a fishing lodge near Dillingham, witnesses told federal accident investigators Tuesday.Patti Epler
He delivered billions of dollars in aid to his home state. The Ted Stevens plane crash occurred in Alaska, a state that is no stranger to aviation accidents.Gail Russell Chaddock
The plane crash that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens also claimed the lives of the pilot and three passengers.Craig Medred
Terry Smith, the pilot killed in Monday's crash, was the father-in-law of an airman killed in a July C-17 crash at Elmendorf Air Force Base.Joshua Saul
Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens died in a plane crash near Dillingham on Aug. 9. Craig Medred
A family spokesman has confirmed that former Sen. Ted Stevens is among the dead in the Monday night crash of a GCI plane near Dillingham.Craig Medred
Plane crashed late Monday with 9 on board, Stevens family spokesman confirms Senator is among the dead.Craig Medred
Micro-blog entry calls crash "heartbreaking," urges prayer for rescue effort.Craig Medred
Five of nine people aboard a GCI plane that crashed near Dillingham are reported dead. Friends of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens say he was aboard the plane, but there has been no official confirmation.Craig Medred