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Alaska Airlines says intoxicated pilot was 'immediately removed from duty'

A former captain with Alaska Airlines has been arrested on charges of piloting a plane while under the influence of alcohol.

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FBI reviews webcam images as part of Downtown plane crash investigation

The FBI is reviewing webcam images in its investigation of Tuesday's plane crash crash in Downtown Anchorage.

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Anchorage's legal district recovers from Tuesday's plane crash

The heart of Anchorage’s legal district is recovering from a plane crash Tuesday that damaged buildings housing some of the state’s top lawyers.

Inert grenades in Amazon box prompt brief evacuation at Alaska Air Cargo

Airport police briefly evacuated an Alaska Air Cargo building at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport when an employee found a suspicious Amazon shipping packaged that turned out to contain inert grenades.

NTSB: Alaska plane crash that killed 10 was overloaded, imbalanced; call for new rules

The National Transportation Safety Board today released a final report for a commercial plane crash in Soldotna in 2013 that killed 10 people, ruling that the crash occurred because of problems with the cargo weight and center of gravity. The accident prompted the NTSB to urge the FAA expand weight and center-of-gravity reporting for small for-hire planes.

REPORT: Witnesses saw plane go down nose-first, NTSB officials say

UPDATE Oct. 20: Witnesses saw a plane fall to the ground nose-first and disappear behind trees before a fiery crash that killed one person Oct. 8 near Huston High School, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday by National Transportation Safety Board.

Recovery of plane from Cook Inlet delayed amid search for occupants

The National Transportation Safety Board has abandoned plans Friday evening to recover a flipped plane from the waters of Cook Inlet after an early-morning crash, as the search for its occupants continues.

State uses herbicide to battle plant plaguing pilots

State uses herbicide to battle plant plaguing Lake Hood pilots

The Department of Natural Resources is working to contain an invasive plant that is growing beneath the surface of the world's busiest seaplane base.

WWII veteran returns to the Last Frontier

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