4 survive small plane crash near Anchorage

Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2009

ANCHORAGE - Officials said four people have survived a small plane crash in a wooded area near Eklutna.

Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department chief Bruce Bartley said the plane sustained "pretty significant damage" in the crash Monday evening.

KTUU-TV said the pilot and his three passengers were returning from Knik Glacier when the plane's engine lost power. Police in Anchorage said the four people suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the incident.





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