Tag: airplane

Two NPS employees dead in private airplane crash

Two National Park Service managers on a personal trip to ferry a privately-owned aircraft from the Lower 48 to Anchorage died on May 27 when the plane crashed shortly after take-off from Whitehorse International Airport.

Palmer man was trapped in PWS crash

A Palmer, Alaska, passenger aboard a Cessna A185F Skywagon that crashed in the area of Cascade Bay, southwest of Valdez, on May 21, was trapped inside the overturned aircraft, and efforts to revive him failed, according to a report from Alaska State Troopers.

Cordova Chronicles: Have duck, will travel

By now, most of the Cordova-area ducks and geese have traveled south to warmer climes. Their absence, combined with long winter nights and the...

No more flying with reindeer: Unique Alaska planes to retire

ANCHORAGE — Claire Richardson remembers taking off in an airplane uniquely configured for Alaska when a horrible smell seeped into the passenger area.The captain...

NTSB to conduct hearing in Alaska of fatal airplane crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A National Transportation Safety Board investigative hearing in Alaska next month on a fatal commercial airplane crash will be the...

That’s not carry-on: Loose snake slumbers on Alaska flight

By DAN JOLINGThe Associated PressANCHORAGE — Anna McConnaughy was flying to Alaska’s largest city when the announcement came over the intercom: a passenger on...

Reluctant to comply with REAL ID, Alaska faces possible barrier to...

By Andrew Kitchenman APRN & KTOO – Juneau Alaska law bars the state government from spending money to comply with the federal REAL ID Act. Starting...

Cordova Chronicles: The turkeys have landed

Back on 12 October 2016, an American Airlines Boeing 787 bound from Shanghai to Chicago was diverted to Cold Bay, Alaska, after the crew...

CG readies Cold Bay winter fisheries FOLs

U.S. Coast Guard crews from Air Station Kodiak have opened their seasonal forward operating location in Cold Bay in advance of winter fisheries.Capt. Mark...

Museum Memories: First airplane landing in Cordova

Cordova had a lot going on in the roaring ’20s, but no air service until 1929, when the first airplane, a Gorst Air Loening...
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