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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
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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