Pilot crash lands on Wasilla highway

WASILLA — A pilot walked away after crash-landing his small airplane on the Seward-Meridian Highway in Wasilla.

Alaska State Troopers say there is a small airstrip near the highway. It appears the plane had trouble after taking off, and the pilot wound up crash landing on the highway.

The pilot reported no injuries.

Troopers were called at 8:30 a.m., and the road was reopened about an hour later.

No other details were immediately available.

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

 

More

Ballot measures gather, one year from 2018 election

The 2018 election is a year away, but candidates are already starting to file for office.

Read more

Murkowski: Flexibility needed for Trump’s ‘Buy America’ plan

KETCHIKAN — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has said that President Donald Trump’s “Buy America” plan needs flexibility when it comes to government-funded projects like the... Read more