Pilot, 64, hurt in rural crash, boards flight to Anchorage for treatment
Alaska State Troopers say 64-year-old Henry Hill at about 11 a.m. Thursday was conducting a maintenance test flight of a Cessna 206.
The airplane crashed just south of the Sleetmute Airport runway in a heavily wooded area.
Troopers say the airplane was demolished.
Hill hiked to Sleetmute and took a commercial flight to Anchorage. He was treated and released for chest pains and a bloody nose at a hospital.
- 64 years old.
- Demolished the plane.
- Walked away.
- Hiked into town.
- Took a commercial flight 264 miles to get medical attention.
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