Ft. Wainwright Helicopters Crews Rescue Two from Downed Plane

Helicopter crews from Fort Wainwright, on a training mission, helped rescue two-people from a downed airplane.


Army officials say the Chinooks were returning from training near the Clear Air Station Wednesday afternoon when they received a call for help.

A pilot was searching for another downed aircraft.  The helicopters located the wreck and the two people aboard.


Both individuals were uninjured; however, they were stuck in a wetland.

One of the helicopters landed and picked up the pair and took them home to Nenana.

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