Helicopter and Small Plane Collide Midair in Alaska National Park, Injuring 1 Person
KATMAI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, Alaska (AP) A float-equipped small plane and a helicopter collided midair in Katmai National Park and Preserve, injuring one person, officials said Tuesday.
The helicopter pilot, who was alone in that aircraft, sustained minor injuries in the Monday afternoon crash, according to Clint Johnson, chief of the National Transportation Safety Board's Alaska region. None of the seven people aboard the plane were hurt, he added.
Both pilots were able to make emergency landings, the park said in a statement.