The pilot of a plane that crashed into Lynn Canal this month with his wife, son and a family friend aboard said there is no hero in their story of survival. "Everyone who was involved did their role, and they did it with excellence,” he said.
A pilot and his passenger were rescued from a landing strip near Skwentna on Saturday after their airplane flipped, leaving them stranded in a foot of snow, the Alaska State Troopers said.Michelle Theriault Boots
As the Federal Aviation Administration lumbers toward regulations for recreational drones, Alaska pilots say the combination of low-altitude small planes and few rules now could spell disaster.Zaz Hollander
NTSB interviews with the pilot of plane crash outside of Haines last week shows that fuel gauges were at zero before the plane's engine failed mid-flight. But the pilot thought the gauges were misreading his fuel, which he checked before take off.Suzanna Caldwell
A Taiwanese woman who gave birth on a flight to the U.S. in what might have been an attempt to give her baby American citizenship could face a hefty bill for forcing the pilot to divert the plane to Anchorage.Ralph Jennings | Associated Press