Pilot, young passenger injured when plane crashes on takeoff

PORT ALSWORTH -- The pilot of a Piper Supercub and one passenger suffered only minor injuries when the plane crashed during takeoff from a mountaintop in the Port Alsworth area, Alaska State Troopers reported Saturday.

Anthony Alsworth, 35, of Anchorage, was flying the plane. Troopers did not identify the passenger, who they said was a juvenile.

The two were evacuated from the crash scene by helicopter Friday.

Anchorage Daily News