Two single-engine planes crashed into each other on Saturday killing four people aboard one of the aircraft. The second plane, a Cessna 206 which only carried it’s pilot was able to make it’s way back to Anchorage International Airport and make an emergency landing despite what is being called “significant damage.”
The other plane, a Cessna 180 was destroyed on impact and according to Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters:
“It was engulfed in flames on the ground.”
In the official report the planes collided just outside of Amber Lake, 80 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska and the collision comes just two weeks after another in-flight crash occurred in the region, thankfully during that incident the 13 people aboard both planes were left unharmed.
The State Medical Examiner’s office is attempting to identify those who died in this most recent in-air collision.