K2 Aviation has been flying in and around Denali National Park for more than 30 years and is one of only four companies with permission to land on Mt. McKinley.
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.
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.