RCC Lifts Two after Eight-Mile Lake Aircraft Crash

RCC Lifts Two after Eight-Mile Lake Aircraft Crash

The pilot and passenger of a 1946 Aeronca Champion aircraft escaped their crash uninjured in a Saturday incident the trooper dispatch reported on Sunday. At 4:07 pm on Saturday, pilot, 23-year-old Davis Dunlap texted a family member via a spot locator to report that he had flipped his aircraft, but he and his passenger were uninjured […]

NTSB Reaches Yute Air Crash Site, Pilot Missing

NTSB Reaches Yute Air Crash Site, Pilot Missing

Investigators with NTSB reached the plane, a Cessna 207, Monday afternoon, and found it  submerged in the river with only pieces sticking out of the river. They reported that the aircraft heavily damaged. They are currently attempting to revover as much of it as they can before the river washes it away. NTSB still has not […]

Missing Yute Air Aircraft Found Crashed Sunday Evening

Missing Yute Air Aircraft Found Crashed Sunday Evening

The Cessna 207 that was the subject of a search over the weekend near Bethel was located on Sunday evening in the Kwethluk River it was reported by the Alaska National Guard. The Cessna operated by Yute Air departed Bethel at 8:30 am on a maintenance check flight and headed towards Nyak which is located […]

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 […]

More Detail Emerge Concerning Big Lake Airport Crash

More Detail Emerge Concerning Big Lake Airport Crash

Contradicting earlier reports that the aircraft flown by Anchorage attorney Christopher Cyphers was taking off at the time of the crash that took his life and injured another, the National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report stating that the aircraft was instead coming in for a landing when the accident occurred. According to the preliminary […]