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Posted: 9:53 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2013
A North Carolina man and a pilot whose plane went down in a remote part of Alaska have been found alive.The Anchorage Daily News reports 65-year-old James Minton of Wilkesboro and another man from Oregon were picked up by troopers Sunday afternoon.Their plane went down Thursday. After 30 hours in the tundra, they decided to walk to the nearest village, which was 11 miles away.The men were spotted by a helicopter about eight miles from the crash site.They told officials they were scouting for a moose-hunting camp when their engine failed and they had to make an emergency landing.Minton is retired from the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
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