ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police said the pilot of a small airplane died in a crash.
The plane crashed Friday afternoon in a wooded area near the village of Eklutna, about 20 miles north of Anchorage.
The pilot, an adult male, was declared dead at the scene.
The victim's name has not been released pending notification of relatives.
Police and the National Transportation Safety Board were investigating.
It's the second fatal airplane crash this week in the Anchorage area. Two people were killed Wednesday after a plane lost power and crashed on an Anchorage residential street.
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