Feds cite carburetor problem in Harrison Ford plane crash

...engine failure and the crash of a vintage airplane piloted by actor Harrison Ford in California...during the approach, he realized that the airplane was unable to reach the runway. The...the carburetor was rebuilt during the airplane's restoration about 17 years ago...
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Differing messages on 777 part frustrate Flight 370 families

...LUMPUR, Malaysia - The Malaysian government was certain: The airplane part found on an Indian Ocean island came from Malaysia Airlines...disappearance of flight MH370."French officials have said no other airplane debris has been found.The disappearance of the Boeing 777...
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Small airplane lands on highway south of Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - There were no injuries after the pilot of a small plane made an emergency landing on the Seward Highway just south of Anchorage.
Alaska Science Forum: A float down the Tanana River

...Tolovana Roadhouse is the only relay point still standing from that historic event, the last glory of dog freighting before the airplane appeared in the territory.Downstream of the roadhouse, the river broadens, feeling like the Yukon. Unlike explorer Henry...
Plane debris in Juneau for investigation

...Howard."They were able to prep the airplane wreckage to be flown out by helicopter...Cessna 207," Johnson said. "The entire airplane was transported back to Juneau."The...manufacturer in Alabama to be analyzed. The airplane's avionics, its onboard electrical...
When the landing gear won't go down

...landed on the nose wheel, then held the airplane down the runway. "We just let this airplane down, and it just kind of floated in, and...You know, I've already got another airplane," he said.The accident happened on a...
A job with a view

...only kind of life Kveum has known since his days growing up in Hoonah."The only way on and off the island was by ferry or airplane," Kveum said, recalling his early days as a young passenger admiring the art of aviation. "It's exciting for me to be...
Wing part could help solve MH370 mystery

...part will be analyzed in special defense facilities used for airplane testing and analysis, according to the Defense Ministry...source of this was," he said. "It just confirms that the airplane is in the water and hasn't been hijacked to some remote place...
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Search underway for 2 teens on fishing trip

...that by midnight, its search will have covered an area the size of West Virginia. Searchers were using helicopter, boat and airplane, and local authorities and the USS Carney also joined the efforts to locate the boys. The families of the teens are offering...
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Search begins for pilot in trouble over Prince William Sound

...ANCHORAGE - The Coast Guard is searching for the pilot of a small airplane who reported engine trouble over Prince William Sound.Anchorage...Class Shawn Eggert said the pilot was the only person on the airplane.The Coast Guard searched with an MH-60 helicopter and a...


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