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Small plane crashes near Lake Hood

 A small plane crash at Lake Hood Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (KTUU)
A small plane crash at Lake Hood Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (KTUU) (KTUU)
Published: May. 23, 2018 at 5:56 PM AKDT
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A plane has crashed near Lake Hood airport, according to the Anchorage Fire Department.

AFD says the pilot was able to walk away from the crash and was not injured.

According to Cleo Hill, spokesperson for the Anchorage Fire Department, the crash was reported at 4:30 p.m. The plane crashed on land, not into the water, Hill said.

NTSB investigator Shaun Williams tells Channel 2 that operations at runway 32, plane crashed, remain suspended as the investigation continues.

The plane is an experimental light sport Belite Chipper.

Witnesses nearby say they saw a plane upended over the fence, upside down.

Lake Hood is a seaplane base operated by the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.

Editor's Note: The type of plane that crashed has been corrected in this story.