Pilot, Passenger Rescued from Kustatan Bench Crash

A 911 call went in to the Soldotna Public Safety Communications Center reporting an airplane crash on the Kustatan Bench on the west side of Cook Inlet on Thanksgiving morning at 11:36 am, the trooper dispatch reports. It was reported that “the Alaska State Troopers and Rescue Coordination Center began recalling assets to respond,” but, […]

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Explodes over Mohave Desert

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Explodes over Mohave Desert

The space industry was met with another mishap for the second time this week,when Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo tourism vehicle exploded in midair over the Mojave Desert Friday. Witnesses report the rocket exploded after release from the jet that carried it aloft, and a short time after igniting its own rocket motor. One person, one of the pilots, […]

Aircraft Crash Survivor Dies in ATV Crash

26-year-old Melanie Coffee, one of six survivors of the November 29th crash of a Hageland Aviation Cessna 208 near St Marys, perished in an ATV crash in the village of St Marshall on Wednesday. Reports coming from the village, report that Coffee had hit a tree in a fatal collision. No one witnesses the actual […]