Anchorage police have released the name of the pilot of a helicopter that crashed at the Birchwood Airport in Chugiak.
Police say the pilot was 62-year-old Thomas Moore of Anchorage.
Moore was flying a Robinson R-44 Wednesday afternoon when the aircraft crashed and became engulfed in flames. A bystander was taken to a hospital for treatment of burns sustained while he was trying to rescue Moore.
The bystander’s name has not been released.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.