Small plane has crashed at JIA, occupant safe

    The Piper Cub involved in the incident on Wednesday.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Capital City Fire Rescue responded to Juneau International Airport for a reported small plane crash.

    According to Assistant Chief Ed Quinto, a small plane crashed at the airport just after 4 p.m. Wednesday.

    Quinto said the plane was moving across the runway when a strong gust picked up a Piper Cub and slammed it to ground.

    CCFR reported that the single occupant got out of the plane uninjured.

    The airplane is likely a total loss after the incident.

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