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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 wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed near Ketchikan last month, killing all nine people onboard, has been recovered.Associated Press
A newly discovered infestation of the invasive water weed elodea in a busy Anchorage seaplane base has prompted a speedier than normal response, with eradication efforts to begin Friday.Yereth Rosen
The Super Cub lost power shortly after takeoff Monday as it was departing Shannon's Pond, a popular Dillingham float plane base.Dave Bendinger | KDLG News
Alaska State Troopers say two people walked away without injuries Monday from a single-engine plane wreck in Southcentral Alaska.Tegan Hanlon
The discovery Sunday of a crashed plane near a glacier on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula prompted responses from agencies that hadn't been informed of the crash. The uninjured pilot had walked away from the site almost a week earlier.Jerzy Shedlock
The wreckage of a Cessna 207 that crashed Friday in Southeast Alaska, killing the pilot and injuring four passengers, was delivered to Juneau Monday in two large pieces.Tegan Hanlon
The pilot of a small plane that flipped and sank during a lake takeoff near Wasilla Monday was able to extricate himself and swim to safety.Zaz Hollander
Michael Zagula, 54, was flying low over his daughter's wedding reception in a Cessna 206 when the landing gear struck a tree, troopers wrote.Alaska Dispatch News
Crews have started recovering the wreckage of a Cessna 207 that crashed in rough terrain Friday between the Southeast Alaska communities of Hoonah and Juneau, according to the NTSB.Ben Anderson
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