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NTSB: Plane struck lake before deadly crash

...went down behind rising terrain covered with trees.Asked if the plane could have been overloaded, NTSB Alaska chief Clint Johnson said it's something investigators are looking at, both in terms of weight and balance."There's nothing definitive...
Fishing lodge's floatplane crashes; 3 dead

...outside the tiny town of Iliamna, 175 miles southwest of Anchorage, National Transportation Safety Board Alaska Chief Clint Johnson said.The aircraft - a De Havilland DHC-3 Turbine Otter on floats - belonged to an Iliamna fishing lodge. It ended...
Men aboard ill-fated plane came to fish

...tundra among trees near scenic Eastwind Lake, a mile north of town, National Transportation Safety Board Alaska chief Clint Johnson said.The plane belonged to the Rainbow King Lodge, a fishing lodge in Iliamna. The business said in a statement...
Plane crashes on Kenai Peninsula, kills 2

...crash shortly after 8 p.m. and were on the scene by late Saturday."It's not a survivable accident," said Clint Johnson of the National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating the accident. "There was a post-crash fire...
Wreckage of crashed Alaska sightseeing plane recovered

...a sightseeing plane that crashed near Ketchikan last month, killing all nine people onboard, has been recovered.Clint Johnson, chief of the Alaska regional office of the National Transportation Safety Board, says the wreckage was removed from...
Workers recovering wreckage of southeast Alaska plane crash

...helicopter flight to a wooded area west of Juneau, National Transportation Safety Board Alaska regional office chief Clint Johnson told the Alaska Dispatch News.The Wings of Alaska flight crashed on the way from Juneau to the small community of...
Plane debris in Juneau for investigation

...They were able to prep the airplane wreckage to be flown out by helicopter," NTSB Alaska regional office chief Clint Johnson said.The weather was too poor to transport the plane parts Sunday, however, and the team had to return to the beach...
Trapper Creek man dies when plane strikes tree

...crash shortly after 7 Sunday evening.The chief of the National Transportation Safety Board's Alaska region office, Clint Johnson, said investigator Brice Banning has been assigned to the crash. He was scheduled to depart early Monday.Troopers...
NTSB: No reported problems at takeoff

...Juneau.According to the report, the main body of the plane separated into two pieces after the initial impact.Clint Johnson, chief of the Alaska regional office of the NTSB, said by phone Thursday that the pilot was alone upfront. The four...
Feds: Plane in deadly crash had safety technology

...displays in the wreckage that are part of a terrain-avoidance technology known as the Capstone program, according to Clint Johnson, head of the NTSB Alaska office.The damaged displays were sent to a Washington, D.C., lab, where information...


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