Sunday, August 28, 2016

Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, N8998Y: Accident occurred August 27, 2016 near Harding Lake, Fairbanks, Alaska

FAIRBANKS, Alaska Search teams rescued a Fairbanks pilot who crashed his plane near Harding Lake Saturday morning. 

Alaska State Troopers say that William Larry, 69, was the only person on board his Piper Super Cub aircraft when it went down about seven 7 northeast of Harding Lake. 

The search and rescue effort included two Alaska Wildlife Trooper aircraft and the US Army’s 52nd Aviation Regiment. 

Just before 2pm, Larry was found and taken to the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital by a Blackhawk helicopter, Troopers say, for injuries he sustained during the crash.


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