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Weather steered 1 pilot home

...Monday, but the pilot of the lead plane "said he was going to proceed" minutes before crashing, a federal accident investigator said today. The crash of one of the two identical single-engine Piper Cherokee Sixes killed the pilot and five...
Investigator has yet to speak with injured pilot

...the pilot who survived the plane crash that killed wolf biologist Gordon Haber. Joshua Cawthra, an aviation accident investigator, said he doesn't know whether Haber initially survived the crash, but hopes to learn that information from...
Open luggage door cited in 2 previous crashes in Alaska

...Alaska, National Transportation and Safety Board accident investigator Clint Johnson said. "There have been some incidents...undergo inspection beginning Tuesday after a Piper accident investigator arrived to assist, Johnson said. According to...
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 man dies in single vehicle crash

...s-curve before the crash site. "I'll never know the exact speed for sure," said Officer Russ Haight, accident investigator with Juneau police. Walker's car didn't leave enough evidence on the road before leaving the road sideways...
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...
State and local briefly

...the NTSB's Anchorage office are working to investigate the crash. Kaiser, an aviation safety inspector, is accident investigator for the crash. ``What I have done is collect some data and preliminary information and passed it on to Scott...
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...
2 planes collide in air over Alaska; 1 pilot presumed dead, 2nd pilot survives

...that runs between Anchorage mountains. Both aircraft had minor damage but were able to land safely.A federal accident investigator has said that both of those midair collisions were marked by the same factor, aircraft that were difficult to...
Juneau residents learn how police department works

...have spent hours doing it." Bean left the academy saying she was looking for a school to train to be a private accident investigator who works with insurance companies. She's had her frustrations with police, she said. "They're never there...


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