Tag: crash

Plane Crash Kills Miner’s Son, Sleetmute Tribal Leader

Richard I Wilmarth crashed his father's airplane at Red Devil Friday evening and he and his passenger both died in the crash. The...

Anchorage Man is Injured in Reno Air Show Crash

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An Alaska man who was injured at the National Championship Air Races and Air Show in Reno, Nevada, is recovering. Noah Joraanstad is a pilot for Pen Air.

Alaska News Nightly: September 19, 2011

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The EPA issues Shell Oil Air Quality Permits for Arctic Ocean Drilling. Anchorage Man is Injured in Reno Air Show Crash. Australian Company to Explore "Deep Coal" in Alaska. Naknek Electric, Deep in Debt, Outlines Geothermal Plan. APOC Dismisses SOS Initiative Complaint. South Central Mayors Encourage Energy Thriftiness. Interior School District Fires up Alternative Energy Boiler. Larsen Bay Cannery Celebrates 100 years. A New Life for an Old Roadhouse

Two Dead After Vehicle Crash in Wasilla

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A vehicle left the road Monday morning in Wasilla and two young men were killed when it crashed into a retaining wall.

Bethel Loses a Major Landmark

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Residents in Bethel have lost a major landmark. On Friday afternoon the Civil Engineer Corp brought down the White Alice radar. The radar towered over the city and much of the low lying region before it came crashing down.

One Dies After South Anchorage Crash

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Sunday in South Anchorage a motorcycle struck a left turning vehicle on Dimond Boulevard. Investigation continues.

Seward Highway Collision Kills One

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A head-on collision between two pickup trucks Saturday on the Seward Highway outside of Girdwood killed a Kasilof man.

Two Feared Dead After Plane Crash Near Bering Glacier

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The wreckage of a single engine plane was found Tuesday at Seal River, below the Bering Glacier. State Troopers found no bodies there, but the plane's owner, Richard Stoltzfus of Cordova and his passenger, John Dick, are feared dead. The plane was badly damaged. The two were part of a group of five staying at a cabin in the area.

Friend Remembers Plane Crash Victim

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An investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board is looking into the fatal plane crash that killed two people near McGrath. Clint Johnson says one of the four survivors told him the small aircraft struck the side of a mountain in fog so thick, it created whiteout conditions.

Plane Crash Between McGrath, Anvik Kills Two

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A plane crash between McGrath and Anvik Saturday night took two lives and left a family stranded at the hillside crash site until the next day, when the National Guard could get aircraft in.

Fatal Crashes Claim Four Lives in Nome, Elim

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Three people have died in two fatal accidents that occurred in Nome and Elim in the early morning hours Sunday.

Seward Highway Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 14 Injured

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The Seward Highway has been closed in both directions due to a three-vehicle crash near Indian.

Alaska News Nightly: August 4, 2011

Seward Highway Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 14 Injured; Shell Gets Conditional Drilling Approval; Congressional Deal Allows FAA Employees to Return from Furlough; Alaska Hit Hard by Debt Ceiling Agreement; and more...

Crews Recover Bodies From Douglas Island Crash

Weather cleared enough Friday evening for a helicopter to reach the site of a plane wreck on Douglas Island and remove two bodies. Efforts continue to recover the crash debris.

Midair Collision Kills Four Near Trapper Creek

A mid-air crash Saturday between two single engine floatplanes in the Oilwell Road area south of Trapper Creek killed a family, whose plane crashed and burned.

One Dies After Sterling Highway Vehicle Crash

There has been yet another fatal crash on the Sterling Highway. Marcie Toth, 56, of Kenai died when her car hit a pickup truck stopped for a turn at a Ninilchik store.

Victims of Juneau Plane Crash ID’d

The victims of that plane crash in Juneau have been identified as a physician's assistant at the Hoonah clinic and his wife.

Pilot Missing After Douglas Island Plane Crash

A single engine plane crashed on Douglas Island near Juneau, on a cliff near the Eagle Crest ski resort.

Fairbanks Man Dies in Plane Crash

A Fairbanks man crashed his single engine plane right after takeoff from a private runway near Delta Sunday and died after the crash.

Anchorage Man Killed in Car Crash

Friday night a young man in Anchorage rolled his car and was killed. He was driving south at a high rate of speed after hitting a vehicle driven by a man who reported the incident to police.