UPDATE: A man from Hawaii was hurt in a plane crash in Wasilla

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Published: Aug. 30, 2020 at 9:38 PM AKDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2020 at 5:35 AM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Update: Alaska State Troopers have identified the man hurt in a plane crash at Anderson Lake airstrip in Wasilla.

AST says 28-year-old Michael Wurzell of Hawaii crashed a Piper PA-14 while reportedly attempting to land. The crash happened around 7:12 p.m. Sunday. Troopers say Michael suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries.

The NTSB and FAA were notified of the crash and have since taken over the investigation.

Original Story:

A person is injured after a plane crash in the Mat-Su Sunday evening. Clint Johnson with the NTSB confirmed the single-engine airplane crashed with one occupant who was taken the hospital.

The crash reportedly happened on a private airstrip near Lazy Eight Court in Wasilla. The condition of the occupant is unknown.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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