Initial report released in fatal Alaska plane crash

U.S. 05/31/19, 15:56

A pilot who crashed a commercial floatplane while landing at a southeast Alaska village had just five hours of floatplane experience when he began his company orientation in April, according to federal investigators.The National Transportation Safety Board on Friday released the preliminary report on the May 20 crash of a ...

Report: Pilot saw flash just before Alaska midair collision

U.S. 05/22/19, 15:15

A pilot saw a flash on his left side just before his plane collided with another plane in Alaska, killing six people, according to a preliminary accident report released Wednesday.The two planes carrying Alaska cruise ship passengers were returning from a flightseeing tour of Misty Fjords National Monument when the ...

Update: Pilot killed in Alaska plane crash identified

U.S. 05/21/19, 18:31

The Latest on a second fatal Alaska floatplane crash in a week (all times local):3:20 p.m.The police chief of Metlakatla has identified the pilot of Monday's deadly commuter plane crash in that Alaska community.This Monday, May 20, 2019 photo provided by Aerial Leask shows good Samaritans off of fishing vessels ...

Mother, newlyweds among 6 killed after Alaska planes crash

U.S. 05/16/19, 00:31

A newly married couple, a pilot who used his family's savings to buy his own plane, a devoted family man from Australia and an office manager at an insurance company with a vivacious personality and a heart of gold were among the six victims in this week's deadly midair collision ...

Team heads to Alaska to probe sightseeing planes collision

U.S. 05/14/19, 09:30

A team of federal airplane accident investigators was expected to arrive in Alaska on Tuesday to investigate the cause of a midair collision between two sightseeing planes that killed at least four people. The four died when the floatplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided Monday near the southeast Alaska town of ...

3 dead, 3 missing after small tour planes collide in Alaska

U.S. 05/13/19, 20:49

Three people were killed after two sightseeing airplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided in midair Monday near a southeast Alaska town, the Coast Guard said.Three others remaining missing after the collision near Ketchikan, Coast Guard Lt. Brian Dykens said.The floatplanes collided under unknown circumstances, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer ...

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