Three Injured in Beluga Piper Crash Saturday Night

Three Injured in Beluga Piper Crash Saturday Night

Alaska State Troopers were informed of an SOS transmitted on a satellite communications device late Saturday evening originating near Beluga. AST contacted the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, who by then, were already aware of the situation after receiving alerts from an Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT). RCC had a National Guard rescue team and a Lifemed […]

Both Occupants of Piper Crash in Kenai National Wildlife Survive Without Injuries

Both Occupants of Piper Crash in Kenai National Wildlife Survive Without Injuries

Soldotna-based troopers were notified of a possible crash of a Piper J3C-65 approximately 26 miles northeast of Kenai at 4:13 pm on Monday afternoon and HELO3 launched from Anchorage in response. HELO3 located the crash site near Rabbit Foot Lake in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. At the crash site were two survivors, an adult […]

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 […]