(Natural News) Thirty-two-year-old Donald Evans noticed that it was pouring rain, and that a lot of his teeth were missing, as he looked at the broken six-seat Cessna 207 where he got thrown out of. Then he noticed that he also broke his back, feet, jaw, and legs.
Donald then heard McKenzie, his eight-year-old daughter, crying somewhere outside the crashed airplane. Donald had no idea that McKenzie’s arm was broken and that her intestines were severed. Donald crawled toward her and they slowly made their way back to the airplane, where 32-year-old pregnant Rosemarie, Donald’s wife, was starting to come to.
Donald saw that their other companions during the flight, the pilot and a schoolteacher named Julia Walker, were both dead.
Donald, Rosemarie, and their children McKenzie and 10-year-old Donnie were on their way to a family vacation during Donald’s 30-day leave from the United States Marine Corps when their single-engine propeller plane slammed into a low mountain 37 miles west of McGrath, Alaska.
When darkness fell, the Evanses tried to stay awake as they were afraid that if they fell asleep they would die of the cold. They sang a children’s poem that went, “These little hands are held in prayer. To thank you God for being there…” It was after 10:45 p.m.
An Air National Guard HC-130 started tracking the fallen Cessna’s emergency locator signal after it left Anchorage at around 1:25 a.m., and was able to fly over the crash site at around 3 a.m. However, clouds in the sky hindered the…Read More