As the small Southwestern Alaska community of Mountain Village was still reeling from a plane crash Friday that killed several of its residents and left others injured, some of the survivors of the crash were improving in Anchorage, and investigators arrived in St. Marys to examine the crash site.Laurel Andrews
Longtime Wien Air Alaska pilot Andy Anderson shares his memories of flying throughout the Interior in an engaging look at post-war commercial aviation in Alaska that is still remarkably relevant today.Colleen Mondor
With more than 250 air carriers, air taxis and charter operators flying everything from cargo to tourists, Alaska's aviation industry is as vast as the state it serves. Have you ever flown with Ward Air in Southeast Alaska?Colleen Mondor
Yuut Yaqungviat, a flight school located in Bethel that has helped dozens of Alaskans get their pilot licenses, has shut down as the organization regroups financially, hoping it will only be a short-term closure.Colleen Mondor
An epic journey spanning from Southcentral Alaska into all the way into the Aleutian Islands took this pilot more than 800 miles from home, all the while remaining in the Last Frontier and enjoying the sights the state affords.
Weather was likely not a factor in the crash that killed pilot Jon Tanner at Fairbanks International Airport on Oct. 17, where there were reported light winds and good visibility, according to an NTSB preliminary report on the accident.Colleen Mondor