Photo Credit: Fox News By Associated Press. The Alaska Department of Public Safety says officials have found two separate wreckage sites in the Mat-Su Valley after responding to reports that a single-engine plane collided with another aircraft.
A statement issued Saturday afternoon says pilots of both planes were found alive. One had serious injuries while the other pilot was moderately injured.
One airplane has been determined to be an Alaska Wildlife Trooper fixed-wing aircraft. (Read read more about the crash in Alaska HERE)
String of Earthquakes Hit Alaska Islands
By Lauren Rosenthal. The Pribilof Islands aren’t usually prone to shaking. But more than a dozen earthquakes have been recorded in between St. Paul and St. George since Friday afternoon.
Michael West, the director of the Alaska Earthquake Information Center, describes the activity as a “swarm.”
“That is, a cluster of earthquakes that are responding to some stress in the earth that appears to be releasing itself kind of incrementally,” West says.
Most of the earthquakes have been around magnitude 4.0, although five of them exceeded 5.0M.
Residents in St. Paul and St. George have been feeling the effects. (Read more from this story HERE)