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Single-Engine Plane Crashes in Alaska; Pilot Injured

A single-engine plane crashed shortly after taking off from an airstrip near Caribou Street and Bogard Road in Wasilla, Alaska, on the morning of September 16th.

According to sources, the plane had encountered some mechanical issues that resulted in the crash.

The pilot was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

Plane Crashes near Eklutna Alaska

Who: home-built, Challenger 2 experimental airplane registered out of Wasilla
Where: crashed into the trees just outside the village of Eklutna near some railroad tracks and a new gravel pit near Eklutna Alaska
When: Friday
Who: pilot
Why: The plane was equipped with BRS ( a ballistic recovery system) which had not launched during the crash. The pilot was deceased when found.

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