7 injured in plane crash shortly after takeoff near Igiugig

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — A plane crashed shortly after takeoff near the village of Igiugig on Thursday afternoon according to Alaska State Troopers.

Troopers say a Dehavilland DHC-2 operated by a local lodge crashed shortly before 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

Seven people were on board and suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The NTSB is investigating.

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