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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
Ketchikan has gone back to work after a plane crash June 25 killed eight tourists, and its skies are once again buzzing with floatplanes. The crash was an off-limits topic at the many other flying services in town.Nathaniel Herz,Tegan Hanlon
Alaska State Troopers say the pilot reported losing power while taking off in his Piper Super Cub, but walked away from the crash unharmed.Tegan Hanlon
Planes will be able to land on the newly resurfaced runway at the Juneau airport for the first time Wednesday.Associated Press
Wildfires are responsible for the delay in the National Transportation Safety Board’s recovery efforts of the sightseeing plane that crashed and killed nine people Thursday near Ketchikan, an NTSB official said.Nathaniel Herz
A federal agency installed weather cameras and took other steps in Alaska in recent years to aid the safety of sightseeing planes like the one that crashed last week and killed all nine people aboard, officials said.Becky Bohrer
It could be weeks before investigators are able to move aircraft wreckage from the rugged site of a Southeast Alaska plane crash that killed nine people on a sightseeing tour out of Ketchikan Thursday.Michelle Theriault Boots
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