Two walk away from float plane crash at Shannon's Pond Monday
Pilot says she lost power just after take off and crashed near the south end of the popular float plane lake in Dillingham.
DILLINGHAM: The pilot and passenger aboard a PA-18 Super Cub that crashed Monday evening in Dillingham walked away shook up but unharmed.
The accident occurred near the south shore of Shannon's Pond, a popular float plane base in Dillingham. The pilot, Sue Flensburg of Dillingham, says she lost power just after take-off.
The aircraft suffered some damage, notably to the starboard wing. Flensburg and passenger Peter Crimp were able to walk out of the soggy tundra to the nearby road. Emergency responders came to the end of Cessna Drive, but the two declined medical treatment.