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AN Anguillan Pilot and five passengers who were involved in a plane crash and reported missing were found alive.

AN Anguillan Pilot and five passengers who were   involved in a plane crash and reported missing were found alive. According to the St. Maarten News Network’s website the plane’s captain, Kirby Hodge, and passengers were found alive by rescue workers in St. Croix. Sources close to Hodge’s family in Anguilla suggest that the five passengers were found drifting in a raft that was prepared for them by Hodge while he swam to a nearby key. Reports circulated that Captain Hodge, who owns Rainbow International Airlines, and his passengers may have disappeared after taking off from St. Croix sometime after 6:00 a.m. Hodge is a popular Anguillan pilot and well known entrepreneur, who is responsible for air evacuation within the region and delivering newspapers to the island of St. Croix from St. Thomas, was returning back to St. Thomas from St. Croix after picking up several passengers. This morning, Air Towers in San Juan Puerto Rico contacted St. Maarten and Martinique to inquir