Plane Crash Kills Five Near Birchwood

At about 10:15 this morning Anchorage police responded to a plane crash near the Birchwood Airport in the Chugiak area.  All five people aboard were killed.

Marlene Lammers is with the police department’s information office.

The five killed were all from Eagle River and spanned three generations of the same family.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash.

Chugiak is about 20 miles north of the Anchorage bowl and is part of the municipality.

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