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The aircraft failed to achieve take off and hit the beach while leaving Elfin Cove.
The plane’s sole two occupants immediately swam to shore.
All four aboard were injured, three critically so.
Passengers and pilot reported no injuries, said an Alaska Seaplanes spokesperson.
Foggy and reduced visibility conditions delayed efforts to recover the wreckage.
No casualties resulted from the crash, which occurred on takeoff.
Wrong kind of fireworks.