Civil Air Patrol and RCC seek the Origin of ELT Signal Northwest of St Marys

Civil Air Patrol and RCC seek the Origin of ELT Signal Northwest of St Marys

Alaska State Troopers say that they, as well as Bethel-Based Civil Air Patrol and the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center have been searching for the origin of an Emergency Locator signal since Sunday night without any results. At 8:59, Troopers were notified of the activated beacon emitting from 38 miles northwest of St. Marys and CAP […]

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 […]

Remains of Missing Cordova Hunter Located

Remains of Missing Cordova Hunter Located

The search for an overdue hunter came to an unfortunate end on Sunday when the remains of a Cordova hunter were located and retrieved from a steep chute near the McKinley Trail. It was on Tuesday afternoon on October 8th that 33-year-old Neil Durco of Cordova was overdue from an overnight hunt on the McKinley […]

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