Five Deceased and One Survivor in Late Saturday Knik Glacier Helicopter Crash

Five Deceased and One Survivor in Late Saturday Knik Glacier Helicopter Crash

Alaska State Troopers have released the identities of the Saturday night helicopter crash victims and also report that the sole survivor of the crash, 48-year-old Czech Republic resident David Horvath, remains in serious but stable condition at an Anchorage hospital. AST was notified of an overdue helicopter and the location of possible crash debris near […]

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 […]

UPDATE: All Bodies Recovered from Security Aviation Crash Site

UPDATE: All Bodies Recovered from Security Aviation Crash Site

UPDATE: Troopers report that the crashsite was accessed on Sunday and all bodies were recovered and sent to the State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage for positive identification. ORIGINAL: The Alaska Mountain Rescue Group is organizing to initiate a ground response into the Jean Lake area west of Cooper Landing on Sunday following reports of […]