Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Incident Description
Location The A10 jet crashed in the Chena Flood Plain area in the Fairbanks North Star Borough

The A10 jet was carrying an unknown amount, but no more than 1500 gallons of jet fuel, 10 pints of engine oil, and 6 gallons of hydraulic oil.


The cause of the plane crash is still being investigated by the US Air Force (USAF).

Time/Date of Spill

The A10 jet was reported to have crashed at approximately 8:30 PM on February 25, 2004 , shortly after it had taken off from Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks , AK . Eielson Air Force Base reported the crash to the Alaska State Troopers located in Fairbanks at 8:50 PM .

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