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AK Air Guardsmen rescue pilot after plane crash

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An HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter from the 210th Rescue Squadron, Alaska Air National Guard

Airmen on a training mission rescued a pilot who crashed his plane northwest of Anchorage on Tuesday.

Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th and 212th Rescue Squadrons were on a training mission in a HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter when they heard an audible emergency locator transmitter about 40 nautical miles, roughly 46 miles, northwest of Anchorage. The squadrons were tasked by the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center with responding to the crash in the vicinity of the Yentna River.

The airmen located the downed aircraft and the pilot and flew him to Providence Hospital for treatment.

The identity and the condition of the pilot have not been released.

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