Two Perish, Two Suffer Serious Injuries in Midair Collision above Fairbanks Airstrip

Two Perish, Two Suffer Serious Injuries in Midair Collision above Fairbanks Airstrip

  At just before 2 pm on Thursday, troopers based in Fairbanks were notified of a fatal mid-air collision that took place to the airstrip running parallel to Dolphin Way in west Fairbanks and responded to the fiery crash site. Multiple agencies that included the State and Wildlife Troopers, Airport Police and Fire Department and […]

One Dead in Cascade Bay Cessna Crash

One Dead in Cascade Bay Cessna Crash

  The United States Coast Guard Watchstanders in Anchorage were notified by the Cordova Police Department of the crash of a single-engine Cessna A185F Skywagon in Cascade Bay southwest of Valdez, Later, the Alaska State and Wildlife Troopers were notified of the incident. The aircraft was attempting to land when the accident occurred. Several good […]

Two Cessnas Collide Mid-Air over Talkeetna Runway

Two Cessnas Collide Mid-Air over Talkeetna Runway

One man was injured after two aircraft collided in mid-air over the airstrip in Talkeetna on Sunday evening, troopers report. The two aircraft, a Cessna 185, piloted by 32-year-old Antonio Benavides, with four passengers, and a Cessna 172, piloted by 27-year-old Cole Hagge of Eagle River were both attempting to land at the Talkeetna Airport […]