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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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