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On October 5, 2022 at approximately 4:00 pm, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a plane crash at the Chena Marina Airstrip in West Fairbanks. Eye witness accounts of the incident reported the plane flipped over forward while taxiing at a slow speed. The pilot and sole occupant, Jerald Stansel, age 75 of Fairbanks, was extricated from the submerged plane and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The FAA and NTSB was informed of the incident. Next of Kin has been notified.
Posted on 10/6/2022 11:42:10 AM by DPS\tjdespain