This story has been updated to include a video of the smoking plane. Video credit: Greg Lincoln of Delta Discovery.
A plane crashed on the runway in Bethel earlier this afternoon, and there were injuries. Bethel police officers and firefighters arrived at the airport to find a Grant Aviation plane on its side and in flames.
The plane was arriving from Nelson Island, and Grant Aviation says that the crash occurred at 3:05 p.m. The airline hasn’t yet determined the cause of the crash.
Five passengers were aboard the plane, in addition to the pilot. Police reported that three were taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.