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 […]

APD Confirms Identity of Pedestrian Killed on Tudor as Anchorage Musician Peter Ettinger

APD Confirms Identity of Pedestrian Killed on Tudor as Anchorage Musician Peter Ettinger

  APD Confirmed positive identification of the pedestrian killed as he was crossing Tuder at the C Street intersection as that of “monster talent” 59-year-old Peter G. Ettinger, who has drawn audiences to Chilkoot Charlies for decades. Ettinger was identified first as the victim by local radio host Bob Lester. Ettinger was struck by a […]

Representative Gary Knopp Killed in Midair Collision Northeast of Soldotna

Representative Gary Knopp Killed in Midair Collision Northeast of Soldotna

  Update: All but one person was deceased on scene of Friday’s crash, the initial survivor succumbed to injuries during transport to the local hospital. Troopers identified Rep. Gary Knopp, age 67, of Kenai, as the sole occupant of one plane. The six decedents from the other aircraft are identified as Pilot Gregory Bell, age 57 […]

5-Year-Old in Sunday’s Kuskokwim Watercraft Collision Succumbs to Her Injuries

5-Year-Old in Sunday’s Kuskokwim Watercraft Collision Succumbs to Her Injuries

  Alaska State Troopers have divulged additional information on the fatal collision on the Johnson River on Sunday. According to AST, the collision took place on a blind turn in the river. David Berlin, in an 18-foot Alweld flatbottom skiff was negotiating the turn with 5-year-old Danielle Berlin-Walker aboard when traveling downriver and making the […]