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Alaska Digest

...their plane crashed near the mouth of an Alaska river, authorities said Saturday. A Montana family was on board the Cessna 170, which crashed about 6:15 p.m. Friday near the Kustatan River on the west side of Cook Inlet, about 70 miles southwest...
Police: 2 men on missing plane found alive

...two were taken to the Mat-Su Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The pair took off in a Cessna 170 from the Palmer airport Thursday evening for a sightseeing flight. Police say a severe downdraft forced Akers to make...
Regional News

...58, their daughter, Christina Blake, 28, of Girdwood, and her boyfriend, Robert Toney, 36, who piloted the Cessna 170 that crashed near Mile 84 of the Parks Highway Friday night. The single-engine plane left Anchorage's Merrill Field...
2011 Pioneers of Alaska regents both history fans

...the few people who has visited nearly every community in Alaska. He earned his private pilot license and purchased a Cessna 170 in 1960. A longtime history buff, Moody also enjoys photography. Throughout high school and college, Boko took on...
Jay Hammond dies at 83

...was the featured speaker. Hammond recalled meeting him and speaking about flying. "When I told him I had a little Cessna 170, he said, 'Don't Alaskans worry about you flying around in an old single-engine aircraft?' I said, 'No. As...
FAA expands aviation technology tools, he's not ready to take out a loan - even a low interest one - to put the same equipment in his own 1952 Cessna 170. "I'm a fair weather flier," said DeFreest. "I'd have to see what's being offered, but it just doesn't...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: State and local briefs 8/4/97 on the beach and they stayed nearby most of the night. Saturday morning a number of planes flew over DeMuth's Cessna 170, but no one assisted until his roommate flew by, spotted DeMuth, landed and took him back to town. Saturday...


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