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    Default Another Fatal plane crash near Houston, Alaska

    Alaska State Troopers have released a preliminary identification of the victim of a fiery plane crash near Houston High School Thursday afternoon.
    Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said in an email that troopers believe the pilot was Big Lake resident Joe Mielke, 23.
    "Family and friends on scene identified the pilot and sole occupant as (Mielke)," Peters wrote. "The (state medical examiner's office) will have to do a positive ID.
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    Word is that the pilot took off and had a high rate of climb and tried to turn and it stalled out and pancaked in.

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