Two small planes collided in midair above Amber Lake in Alaska on Saturday afternoon. One of the planes, a Cessna 180, crashed and was engulfed in flames. At least two people were killed in the crash, said Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters.
The second plane a Cessna 206 landed safely at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The Anchorage Airport Police and Fire Department were at the runway with a crash response team. The pilot of the Cessna 206 was the only passenger on board and was uninjured. The plane's floats, however, were heavily damaged in the collision. Anchorage Daily News has photos of the damaged plane landing at the airport.
Alaska trooper responded to the scene of the crashed plane and found the remains of possibly a third person at the scene. The State Medical Examiner's Office is helping with extracting the remains.
The National Transport Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration were notified about the attack. NTSB is investigating the causes and circumstances surrounding the crash.
Troopers have not revealed the names of the pilot or the victims of the crashed plane.