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Courtesy of Alaska State Troopers
This photo, provided by the Alaska State Troopers, shows a small plane that landed on a highway in Wasilla on Monday. The pilot walked away after crash-landing his small airplane on the Seward-Meridian Highway in Wasilla after the plane had trouble after taking off.

Pilot crash lands on Wasilla highway

Posted: September 30, 2013 - 12:20pm

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.

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