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AK Air Guardsmen Rescue 2 from Coal Creek Plane Crash

Two men were rescued early Wednesday morning after their plane crashed near Coal Creek Tuesday night.

Courtesy Maynard Wilson

Fairbanks Pilot, 3 Tourists Injured in Atigun Pass Crash

A plane that crashed Sunday near the peak of Atigun Pass was carrying three tourists from New Brunswick, Canada, who were participating in a flight-seeing tour, according to the North Slope Borough.

Alyeska Pipeline Employees Report North Slope Plane Crash

North Slope workers along the Dalton Highway reported a small plane crash near Atigun Pass, Alaska State Troopers say.

NTSB: Cockpit Discord Preceded Deadly Cantwell Crash

Courtesy NTSB

What Went Wrong in Deadly Cantwell Flight?

A plane that crashed near Cantwell last year, killing three people, was on an Alaska tour marked by disputes between its pilots before it made a low pass over an airport runway and continued six miles into poor weather.

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FAA Remains Focused on Reducing Fatal Aviation Accidents

Alaska is leading the nation in a category it would rather finish last in: aviation accidents.

Small Plane Crashes at Merrill Field

Anchorage fire crews received word of a small plane crash at Merrill Field Sunday afternoon.

TSA Competition Spurs Innovation for Waiting Travelers

For some travelers, the recently enacted TSA Pre-Check at most airports has made flying easier and less stressful, but if a new contest is any indication, it is far from a walk in the park for airport employees.

Authorities Announce Controlled Training Burn at Fairbanks International Airport

Airport officials have announced a special training simulation at the Fairbanks International Airport, which may produce large plumes of smoke to be visible in the vicinity.

There are currently no severe weather alerts.

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