Crash Near Beluga Lake Kills Pilot

One man is dead after a light plane crashed near Beluga Lake on the west side of Cook Inlet.   Alaska State Troopers say the pilot of a Cessna 150, Timothy Hudok, age 45,  died and passenger Robert Goodwill,  age 44, of North Carolina, was seriously injured in the accident which occurred Sunday.

The Cessna left Anchorage’s Lake Hood, and was reported overdue later that day.  Troopers were guided to the wreck by a locator beacon, and found the plane three miles from the lake  around 11:30 on Sunday night.

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