EADS CHIEF SURVIVES ALASKA PLANE CRASH

SEAN O’Keefe, the North American chief of Airbus maker EADS, has survived the plane crash that killed former US senator Ted Stevens, the company said in a statement yesterday. O’Keefe’s son Kevin was also one of the four survivors of the crash in Alaska, in which five people died. The group were on a fishing trip with other former Senate staff members and their children when the plane came down on Monday night