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Empire Editorial: Alaska needs volcanic peace of mind

...consequences can be deadly. In 1989, one year after the observatory was founded, Mount Redoubt erupted near Anchorage. A Boeing 747 flew through the volcanic ash cloud, which choked all four of the aircraft's engines. The plane's pilots managed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-26/empire-editorial-alaska-needs-volcani
Opinion
LeRoy H. Coon

...Karen, and Elizabeth. He worked in the aerospace industry on the Saturn and Apollo Rockets, the B-1 Bomber, the Boeing 747, and spent a year working on gyrocopters in Lake Havasu, AZ where he discovered his joy of rock hounding.While living...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171163409
Budget cuts pare real-time monitoring of volcanoes

...blew 115 miles from Anchorage.Following that eruption, several aircraft experienced damage from ash - including a Boeing 747-400 carrying 231 passengers that lost all four engines after flying into an ash cloud. The plane dropped more than...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-15/budget-cuts-pare-real-time-monitoring-v
State
Plane diverted to Anchorage after passenger threats

ANCHORAGE - A Boeing 747 en route from Minneapolis to Tokyo was diverted to Anchorage on Thursday and searched by bomb-sniffing dogs after an unruly passenger...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112202/sta_plane.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that had just landed headed into...air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that had just landed headed into...air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that had just landed headed into...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061300/Bre_breaking.shtml
Safety Board makes recommendations to reduce runway near misses

WASHINGTON (AP) - ``Stop!'' shouted the frightened air traffic controller as a giant Boeing 747 that had just landed headed into the path of another jumbo jet preparing to take off from the Chicago runway. Tragedy was avoided...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061300/Bre_breaking.html
Breaking
Japan Airlines resumes seasonal flights to Alaska

...with the first scheduled landing in Fairbanks set for Aug. 22. Airport officials say all charters are operated on Boeing 747-400 wide-body airplanes, which can seat 356 passengers.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051209/reg_438970533.shtml
Kenai Peninsula a year-round home for hardy trumpeter swans

...massive and majestic trumpeter swan. Sound off on the important issues at That's not to say these ivory-colored Boeing 747's of the avian world will be staying put in their summer locations. On the contrary, trumpeters will soon be on the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100707/out_20071007010.shtml
Outdoors
World's largest aircraft to land in Fairbanks

...disaster relief equipment. The strategic airlift transport aircraft has a 290-foot wingspan and a length of 276 feet. A Boeing 747-400 has a wingspan of 212 feet and length of 232-feet.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021010/reg_561117056.shtml
Regional News
This Day in History

...California Supreme Court struck down the state's death penalty. In 1977, the space shuttle Enterprise, sitting atop a Boeing 747, went on its maiden flight above the Mojave Desert. In 1994, President Clinton notified Congress he was prepared to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021804/sta_history.shtml
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