Small plane crashes into downtown Sitka home

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A small plane crashed into a home in downtown Sitka a little before 1:00 p.m. today. According to a press release from the Sitka Police Department, the plane was a single-engine Piper Malibu with possibly four people on board. The plane struck a small house on a street about one block from the heart of town.

Photo by Valorie Nelson, Sitka, AKPhoto by Valorie Nelson, Sitka, AKPhoto by Valorie Nelson, Sitka, AK
Photos courtesy Valorie Nelson, Sitka, AK

Melissa Marconi-Wentzel, KCAW – Sitka