5 Family Members Die in Cessna Crash in Anchorage

May 31st, 2011 | Other accidents

Five people died in a plane crash near Anchorage, Alaska’s Birchwood Airport on Friday morning—killing a 46-year-old flight mechanic, his 69-year-old mother, 12-year-old daughter, 12-year-old son, and 11-year-old daughter. At about 10:15 a.m. the single-engine Cessna 180 plane crashed and exploded on railroad tracks located a half-mile from the airport. The flames were so high… Read More