FAIRBANKS - Thick wildfire smoke forced a Wasilla pilot to make an emergency landing Friday on the Dalton Highway, according to Alaska State Troopers.

Jeremy D. Rogers, 28, successfully landed his 1958 Cessna 180 near Dall Creek at 90 Mile Dalton Highway while traveling from Nenana to Coldfoot. A trooper dispatch stated that smoke caused the emergency landing, but additional details were unavailable Sunday.