(3:16 p.m. EDT) -- One passenger died and two sustained serious injuries after the flightseeing plane they were on crashed June 4 near Petersburg, Alaska. The cause of the crash, in which a single-engine propeller plane hit a mountain, is unknown, and the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.
"We are deeply saddened by this tragedy," Lindblad Expeditions said in a statement. "Our thoughts are with the people involved in this accident and their families."
The deceased was a 66-year-old Sante Fe, New Mexico, resident. Six others, all family, survived the crash and were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter. Of the survivors, one suffered a broken back and another a broken leg.