Saturday, April 8, 2017

Crop Duster Crash - Fire (Jefferson County)

First responders are at the scene of crop duster plane crash in a field south of Nome.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the pilot said that the plane caught on fire in the air and he crash landed in a non-populated area.

A sheriff's office spokesperson said the pilot is fine. He was walking around when first responders arrived. He is being taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The name of the pilot will not be released until he can notify his family.


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