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Soldiers with the Alaska Army National Guard recently worked to save four people after a plane crashed about 35 miles northeast of Bethel, Alaska. According to a recent service news release, soldiers with the 207th Aviation Battalion were part of the rescue effort. An Army UH-60 Black Hawk and aircrew are stationed in Bethel. The soldiers were contacted by Alaska state troopers for help with the mission. They received grid coordinates for the crash site of the single-engine Piper PA-32 Cherokee Six and reached it only 20 minutes after departure. The four passengers were returned to Bethel uninjured, and the 207th Aviation Battalion was awarded four saves for the mission. Read more at Army.mil.