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    Default Lake Hood Floatplane accident

    (KTUU) - A float plane crashed and overturned at Lake Hood in Anchorage on Monday afternoon.
    According to Airport Police, the plane crashed on takeoff on Gull Island, a strip of land in the middle of Lake Hood. Images show the plane on its back with floats in the air.



    The sole occupant was transported from the scene by the Anchorage Fire Department with minor injuries.

    According to a witness, emergency personnel had to free the pilot from the cockpit, but the pilot was able to walk into an ambulance without assistance.
    This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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    Good that there were no PIGS on the island.

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    Has anybody heard the damage report.


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    Narrative:
    A float equipped Cessna 180H Skywagon came to rest inverted subsequent to a takeoff attempt at Lake Hood Seaplane Base (LHD/PALH), Anchorage, Alaska.
    The aircraft sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard received minor injuries.
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