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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 National Transportation Safety Board is currently investigating four accidents and one incident involving members of Ravn Alaska air group, including a fatal crash outside of Bethel Tuesday night. Alaska Airlines is currently in the process of "unwinding" its business partnership with one Ravn Alaska member, Hageland Aviation.Colleen Mondor

With 5 open NTSB investigations, Ravn Alaska operators under microscope

April 11, 2014 - 7:08pm -- benanderson
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The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating four accidents and one incident involving members of Ravn Alaska air group, including a fatal crash near Bethel on Tuesday. Alaska Airlines is currently in the process of "unwinding" its business partnership with one Ravn Alaska member, Hageland Aviation.

A plane crash outside of the Southwest Alaska community of Bethel on Tuesday evening killed the two people aboard, Alaska State Troopers reported. The NTSB is planning to visit the crash site Thursday.Ben Anderson
Local residents are frustrated after a DOT letter to the city of Seldovia requested a lethal take of local turkeys​.Hannah Heimbuch | The Homer Tribune
The Southwest Alaska village had long enjoyed its isolation from Dillingham, in part because the latter allows the sale of alcohol. But rising plane fares and high electric costs have residents reconsidering.Jim Paulin
In Alaska, the aviation community has learned the hard lesson that while “missing” is only part of the story, sometimes it can be a very long time before the true ending is every known.Colleen Mondor
New technology is being used to help determine probable cause in the multiple fatality crash of the Alaska State Troopers helicopter Helo-1 last year, the first such use of the technology. Colleen Mondor
Since statehood in 1959, more than half of the Alaska State Troopers who have died on duty have fallen victim to aircraft accidents.Craig Medred

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