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Alaska pilots check their skills before taking on winter skies

The Alaskan Aviation Fall Safety Seminar offered a refresher course in Anchorage this weekend to pilots preparing themselves for winter flying.

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Aviation officials taking action to improve flight safety

In the past two years Alaska has experienced 29 fatal and serious injury aviation accidents.

Calling for better benefits and more rest, FedEx pilots march in Anchorage

Nearly a hundred FedEx pilots marched outside the company's Anchorage facility Tuesday morning in a demonstration meant to show frustration over ongoing contract negotiations, the Airline Pilots Association says.  

Passengers Killed in Soldotna Plane Crash Were from South Carolina

Records Give Insight into Fatal Soldotna Plane Crash

Federal records give an idea of what may have caused fatal 2013 Soldotna crash

Courtesy Alaska Air National Guard

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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