Two pilots were injured after two planes collided in mid-air above Alaska's Matanuska-Susitna Valley and crashed, authorities said.
Both pilots are alive but one is seriously injured after two Piper PA-18 airplanes, one of which was an Alaska Wildlife Trooper aircraft, collided at around 1 p.m. Saturday, Alaska State Troopers and the National Transportation Safety Board said. The names of the injured pilots were not released, but one of them is a wildlife trooper. The pilots were the only ones aboard both crafts.
The NTSB is investigating the cause of the crash.
NTSB is investigating an accident involving two Piper PA -18 airplanes that collided in Wasilla, AK today.— NTSB (@NTSB) February 1, 2015