Alaska Air flight: laser strike, lands safely in Seattle

SEATTLE - An Alaska Airlines spokeswoman says a flight from Juneau, Alaska, reported experiencing a laser strike late Thursday night as it approached Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The plane landed safely with 75 people on board.
Crashes brought safety steps for tourism flights

...within a month in 2007, killing 10 people and raising concerns about Federal Aviation Administration oversight of the Alaska air tour industry and pilot training to deal with weather conditions.In the eight years before 2007, there were five fatal...
Crashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flights

...flightseeing crashes within a month in 2007 and concerns were raised about Federal Aviation Administration oversight of the Alaska air tour industry.The executive director of the Medallion Foundation, a group focused on aviation safety, says strides...
National Guardsmen deploy to Middle East

On Sunday, 26 members of the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Civil Engineer Squadron left Alaska en route to a six-month deployment in the Middle East.Before deploying...
Judge tosses widow's lawsuit in military plane crash

...cargo plane crashed in 2010 while training for a popular Alaska air show.U.S. District Court Judge John Sedwick said...applicable because Dayton's husband was a member of the Alaska Air Guard and could be considered a "borrowed servant of...
Walker, Mallott reveal financial earnings

...reported collecting at least $1 million in income from the Alaska Air Group board. He resigned from the board the same day...Mallott said in an email response to questions that Alaska Air stock held as deferred income was transferred to him...
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Mallott filing includes compensation from Alaska Air Group

...he collected at least $1 million in income from the Alaska Air Group board after resigning on the same day he took office...and dividends. The range listed on the report for the Alaska Air Group compensation was $1 million or more.Claire Richardson...
My Turn: National Guard reform is on the way

...Veterans Affairs, a position that works closely with the Adjutant General and the Governor's Office. Doehl is an Alaska Air Guard veteran who spoke out against some of the National Guard abuses that came to light in the fall. He will be a strong...
Search begins for pilot in trouble over Prince William Sound

...Guard searched with an MH-60 helicopter and a C-130 plane from Kodiak.A cutter, the Mustang, searched by sea.Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Wing took a "mayday" report and a signal from an emergency locator transmitter. The agency...
Responders rescue 3 hikers stranded on Alaska glacier

ANCHORAGE - Three hikers stranded on an Alaska glacier were rescued Friday by Alaska Air National Guard members.Guard officials say responders assessed the conditions of the hikers at the Knik Glacier north of Anchorage...


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