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Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

...inspectors were furloughed along with most of the National Transportation Safety Board's employees, including accident investigators who respond to air crashes, train collisions, pipeline explosions and other accidents.Almost all of NASA...
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NTSB officials examine Alaska crash wreckage

...said Sunday afternoon.He added that "it's way too early to draw any conclusions" about what caused the accident.Investigators will be at the site for at least a day, possibly two, collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses, Johnson...
NTSB: '01 crash pilot was using restricted drug

...pilot's use the prescription drug Paxil, used to treat anxiety disorders, said Clint Johnson, an NTSB airplane accident investigator based in Anchorage. Autopsy results showed traces of the drug in 26-year-old pilot Chad Beer's body. Commercial...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...gets nailed?'' HB 311 was approved 28-10 but could come up for another vote today. Man killed in Anchorage accident Investigators say Bostick was driving westbound on Fifth Avenue in Anchorage shortly before 7:30 a.m. when he lost control...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Gayssot has said the Air France Concordes will not fly again until experts understand exactly what caused the accident. Investigators on Thursday resumed gathering debris from the site where the Concorde plunged into a hotel in the town of Gonesse...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Pilot lost license before fatal airplane accident Investigators await test results to find cause of the crash By ANN CHANDONNET THE JUNEAU EMPIRE The Sitka pilot who died in a crash last week...
Investigation of Alaska midair collision continues

...recent midair collision in the state - aircraft that were difficult to spot amid mountainous terrains, federal accident investigator said Monday. The two crashes about 200 miles apart already are prompting plans to hold safety meetings with pilots...
NTSB: Pilot met up with girlfriend's plane before they collided over Alaska, killing him

...of Kenai. Each was the only person onboard.It was the state's third midair crash since July. A federal accident investigator has said two earlier midair collisions were marked by the same factor: aircraft that were difficult to spot amid...
Alaska pilot in crash lost captain status in 1994

...flying for the Seattle-based airline, was not injured and he flew his damaged plane to Anchorage. He told accident investigators he saw the other Cessna at the last moment and was unable to avoid the collision.In the 1994 case, Earp was...
Mount Bona and the ghost of Will Hirst

...following months I read every account of the accident I could find and even went so far as to contact the principal accident investigator for the National Park Service. These were all experienced climbers and guides. They had done everything by the...


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