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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
Two people were injured in a small plane crash on the west side of Cook Inlet on Thursday, according to Alaska State Troopers, and taken to a Kenai Peninsula hospital.Tegan Hanlon
With many Alaska communities off the main road system, it's uncertain whether marijuana will be allowed on airplanes and ferries when Ballot Measure 2 goes into effect. Suzanna Caldwell
The cause of the helicopter crash that killed Alaska State Troopers Helo-1 pilot Mel Nading and two others last year -- and how other pilots can avoid finding themselves in a similar situation -- will be among the topics of discussion at a safety seminar in Anchorage later this week.Colleen Mondor
Lack of state oversight of aircraft operations is cited by the National Transportation Safety Board as one of the contributing causes to a deadly helicopter crash near Talkeetna in 2012. The crash killed an Alaska State Trooper civilian pilot, a trooper and a snowmobiler they were trying to rescue.Craig Medred

A high-tech charting effort is slowly gaining ground as part of an effort to improve aviation safety in the Last Frontier.

Lori Montgomery | Washington Post
A high-tech charting effort is slowly gaining ground as part of an effort to improve aviation safety in the Last Frontier.Lori Montgomery | Washington Post

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