Bethel Teen Attempts to Crash Cessna Caravan EnRoute to Aniak

Bethel Teen Attempts to Crash Cessna Caravan EnRoute to Aniak

A Bethel teen on a flight from Bethel to Aniak was arrested on charges that include terroristic threatening after attempting to crash the commercial aircraft with six people on board on Wednesday afternoon. According to the trooper investigation, 18-year-old Jaden Lake-Kameroff, while on a flight from Bethel to Aniak, “got up from his seat and […]

Names of Victims in February 4th Chitina Aircraft Crash Released

Names of Victims in February 4th Chitina Aircraft Crash Released

On Thursday morning AST released the names of the pilot and passenger who died in the crash of a Cessna 185 outside of Chitina near the Wrangell-St.Elias National Park following positive ID by the State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage. Identified were 45-year-old Christopher Maize, of Glennallen/Anchorage, the pilot, and passenger 36-year-old Andrew Broders of […]

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 […]