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Two Anchorage men were critically injured when a small plane flying over the Iron Dog snowmachine race crashed near Rainy Pass Lodge on Alaska's Iditarod Trail.Colleen Mondor
The Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs said there were too many questions surrounding FAA flightworthiness requirements for the C-23 Sherpas. The department had hoped to lease the aircraft to private companies in exchange for air time in other planes. Sean Doogan
A small plane crashed Friday in northern Alaska, leaving at least one person aboard injured, according to the National Transportation Safety Board and Alaska Air National Guard. Tegan Hanlon
The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a change to the Bettles airport lighting system that would reduce the airport's IFR capabilities. It is seeking comments from the public until Sept. 25.Colleen Mondor
A collection of investigative materials from the National Transportation Safety Board sheds some light on a July 2013 plane crash that killed 10 people in Soldotna, including that the flight may have been overloaded and off-center when it tried to take off before crashing.Lisa Demer
According to state airport managers, the federal tax code is preventing them from installing "micro hotels" on Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport's C concourse as planned.Sean Doogan
An Alaska Air National Guard HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter staffed by a team from the 212th Rescue Squadron from JBER searched for the plane and found the three occupants 1.2 miles from the crash site.   Michelle Theriault Boots
Mount Cleveland is so remote -- an 18-hour boat trip from Dutch Harbor -- that Alaska scientists have been unable to station scientific gear on the volcano. Until now.Sean Doogan
Ron Sheardown has flown around Alaska for decades, and traveled throughout the world's northern polar regions. In his time, he's been part of one of the highest-profile Arctic rescues in recent history and amassed a list of accolades for his extensive aviation experience.Jane Dale
The National Transportation Safety Board said the airplane crash on June 28, 2013, which left three people dead, was caused by the pilot's flight, under visual rules, into weather conditions requiring instrument flight.Laurel Andrews

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