No injuries reported in Knik Glacier airplane crash

    Deep crevasses in the Knik Glacier, viewed from above. This photo by Eric Kilby is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

    Knik Glacier, Alaska (KINY) - On Friday at 6:17 pm, the Alaska State Troopers were notified of an airplane crash in the area of the Knik Glacier.

    The adult male pilot, and sole occupant, of the Piper Super Cub, used a pack raft to travel down the Knik River until he had cell phone service and was able to contact Troopers after the aircraft crashed on a sand bar.

    Troopers with the assistance of a private helicopter at Knik River Lodge were able to respond and pick up the man.

    There were no injuries reported.

    The NTSB was notified of the incident.

    This information comes from Alaska State Troopers.

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