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Entire list of crew and passengers aboard Alaska Airlines Flight 261, which crashed off the Southern California coast on January 31, 2000. Of the 83 passengers on Flight 261, 32 were bound for San Francisco, 47 for Seattle, three for Eugene and one for Fairbanks. Hometowns are given where available.

Crew:

  • Capt. Ted Thompson, 53, based in Los Angeles. (Redlands)
  • First Officer William Tansky, 57, based in Los Angeles. (Alameda)
  • Allison Shanks, 33, flight attendant, based in Seattle. (Seattle)
  • Craig Pulanco, 30, flight attendant, based in Seattle. (Seattle)
  • Kristin Mills, 26, flight attendant, based in Seattle. (Las Vegas)

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air employees:

  • Sarah Pearson, 36, flight attendant, Seattle. Traveling with husband Rodney,45, daughter Rachel,6, and infant Grace, 22 months.
  • James J. Ryan, 30, flight attendant, based in Portland, Ore. Traveling with parents, Terry, 45, Barbara, 54, and brother Pat,33, all of Redmond, Wash.
  • Ileana Ost,30, customer service employee, based in San Francisco. Traveling with husband Bob, 39, and daughter Emily, 4 months, all of San Bruno, CA.
  • Sheri Christensen, 25, Horizon Air ground service agent, based in Seattle.
  • Rachel Janosik, 20, Horizon Air food and beverage agent, based in Seattle, hometown in Enumclaw, Wash. Traveling with Ryan Sparks,20, and Megan Hall,19, both from Enumclaw, Wash.
  • Anjesh Prasad, 19, Horizon Air ground service agent, based in Seattle. Traveling with cousins Avinesh Prasad, 19, and Avines Deo, 23, of Seattle.
  • Stacy Schuyler, 20, Horizon Air ground service agent, based in Seattle, hometown in Milton, Wash.

Passengers:

  • Larry Baldridge Jr, 34, Seattle.
  • Renato Bermudez, 39, San Francisco.
  • Michael Bernard, 30, Seattle.
  • Malcolm Branson, 39, Seward, Alaska.
  • William Bryant, 45, San Francisco.
  • Ryan Busche, 28, Seattle.
  • Abigail Busche, 25, Seattle.
  • Gabriella Chavez, 33, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
  • Jacqueline Choate, 17, Santa Cruz, CA.
  • Toni Choate, 46, Santa Cruz, CA.
  • Sheri Christensen, 25, Seattle.
  • Carolyn Clemetson, 31, Seattle.
  • David Clemetson, 40, Seattle.
  • Blake Clemetson, 7, Seattle.
  • Miles Clemetson, 6, Seattle.
  • Coriander Clemetson, 8, Seattle.
  • Spencer Clementson, 6 months, Seattle.
  • John Cuthbertson, 70, Danville.
  • Avine Deo, 23, Seattle.
  • Monte Donaldson, 31, Seattle.
  • Dean Forshee, 47, Benicia.
  • Jerri Fosmire, 48, Eugene, Ore.
  • Allen Friedmann, 47, Round Lake Beach, IL.
  • Jean Gandesbery, 69, Davis, CA.
  • Robert Gandesbery, 69, Davis, CA.
  • Meghann Hall, 19, Enumclaw, WA.
  • Aloysuis Han, 65, Oakland, CA.
  • Barbara Hatleberg, 64, Eugene, OR.
  • Glenn Hatleberg, 65, Eugene, OR.
  • Robert Hovey, 50, Emeryville.
  • Russel Ing, 28, Seattle.
  • Rachel Janosik, 20, Eunumclaw, Wash.
  • Karl Karlsson, 51, Petaluma, CA.
  • Carol Karlsson, 42, Petaluma, CA.
  • Joseph Knight, 54, Monroe, WA.
  • Linda Knight, 51, Monroe, WA.
  • William Knudson, 53,Sacramento, CA.
  • Rodrigo Laigo, 53, Fairfield.
  • Naomi Laigo, 53, Farifield.
  • Ronald Lake, 59, Corte Madera, CA.
  • Joyce Lake, 62, Corte Madera, CA.
  • Bradley Long, 39, Sacramento, CA.
  • James Luque, 41, San Francisco.
  • Juan Marquez, 53, San Francisco.
  • Ileana Ost, 30, San Bruno.
  • Bob Ost, 39, San Bruno.
  • Emily Ost, 4 months, San Bruno.
  • Cynthia Oti, 43, Oakland, CA.
  • Rodney Pearson, 45, Seattle.
  • Sarah Pearson, 36, Seattle.
  • Rachel Pearson, 6, Seattle.
  • Grace Pearson, 22 months, Seattle.
  • Deborah Penna, 27, Seattle.
  • Jean Permison, 73, Scott's Valley.
  • Stanford Poll, 59, Mercer Island, Wash.
  • Anjesh Prasad, 19, Seattle.
  • Avinish Prasad, 19, Seattle.
  • Paul "Clark" Pulanco, 40, Seattle.
  • Charles Russell, 70, Scotts Valley.
  • Barbara Ryan, 54, Redmond, Wash.
  • James Ryan, 30, Redmond, Wash.
  • Pat Ryan, 33, Redmond, Wash.
  • Terry Ryan, 55, Redmond, Wash.
  • Ellen Salyer, 51, Sebastopol, CA.
  • Donald Shaw, 63, Shelton, Wash.
  • Stacy Schuyler, 20, Milton Wash.
  • Charlene Sipe, 53, Brier, Wash.
  • Joan Smith, 53, Belmont, CA.
  • Ryan Sparks, 20, Enumclaw, Wash.
  • Harry Stasinos, 54, Seattle.
  • Margaret Stockley, 62, Seattle.
  • Thomas Stockley, 63, Seattle.
  • Janice Stokes, 48, Ketchikan, AK.
  • Morris Thompson, 60, Fairbanks, AK.
  • Thelma Thompson, 56, Fairbanks, AK.
  • Sheryl Thompson, 33, Valdez, AK.
  • Robert Thorgrimson, 63, Lofall, Wash.
  • Lorna Thorgrimson, 52, Lofall, Wash.
  • Nina Voronoff, 32, San Francisco.
  • Colleen Whorley, 34, Seattle.
  • Steve Wilkie, 38, San Francisco.
  • Bob Williams, 65, Poulsbo, Wash.
  • Patty Williams, 63, Poulsbo, Wash.

Source: Alaska Airlines  Updated January 31, 2009

 

 

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