Small plane with 4 aboard crashes northeast of Fairbanks; 2 with non-life-threatening injuries



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FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Authorities say two of the four people aboard were injured when a small plane crashed Friday northeast of Fairbanks.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://is.gd/b81k6k ) that the Alaska National Guard sent a Pave Hawk helicopter to transport the two to a Fairbanks hospital.

A National Transportation Safety Board aviation accident investigator, Andrew Swick, says the two suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

A Fairbanks Memorial Hospital spokeswoman says there's no record that the two were admitted, so it's likely medics checked and then cleared them.

The four people reportedly were moose hunting.


Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner, http://www.newsminer.com

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