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On 08/01/21 at approximately 1820 hours, AST dispatch received a call in regards to an aircraft that had to make an emergency landing on the Parks Hwy near mile 95. Upon Troopers arrival there was a single engine Seabee aircraft that was in the ditch on the northbound side of the highway. The pilot reported losing power and had to make an emergency landing. During the emergency landing the pilot struck an overhead power line. Talkeetna FD responded and secured the downed power lines. The aircraft was moved to prevent any further incidents. The FAA will conduct a full investigation.
Posted on 8/1/2021 7:18:04 PM by DPS\smromprey