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Crew, controller faulted in 2013 cargo plane crash

ANCHORAGE - Two Anchorage commercial pilots flying in a holding pattern in stormy weather outside Dillingham failed to maintain sufficient altitude before their plane crashed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-12/crew-controller-faulted-2013-cargo-plan
State
Deering & Deering

...Rod Stewart." MorganMorgan, a Juneau resident for the past three years, plays in two local bands. He is also a commercial pilot, ferrying passengers, cargo, mail and other things between Juneau and Kake, Hoonah, Skagway, and Haines.Morgan...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-01/deering-deering
Art
Aborted landing preceded fatal crash

ANCHORAGE - A commercial pilot was at the controls of a single-engine airplane that crashed...Lilly's aunt, Barbara Brown, said Lilly had worked as a commercial pilot in Kodiak flying Cessna 206 airplanes. He owned the single-engine...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-27/aborted-landing-preceded-fatal-crash
State
Sterling flight instructor wins national award

...this particular moment it seems like there's a real spurt of people in this area who want to fly. The demand for commercial pilots is growing," he said. "There's hope for general aviation in the future for sure."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-25/sterling-flight-instructor-wins-nationa
State
Rene Marie Pisel Walker

...July 15, 1963 in Fort Dix, NJ to Gary Pisel and Jan Schwank. Her father was in the Air Force and later became a commercial pilot. She was raised in New Jersey, Minneapolis, and the Seattle area. When her parents divorced she moved with her...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000164036056
Whales are labeled hazard to aircraft

...But time was on his side that day and gave him a good story instead one his passenger will never forget. Judy, a commercial pilot, flew to the islands near Kake last weekend to pick up two U.S. Forest Service employees bound for Petersburg...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081201/Loc_WhalesPlanes.shtml
Local
New plane technology aims to cut air deaths

Seven years ago commercial pilot Jimmy Wright was flying near Angoon when he apparently lost control of his plane in a snow squall and crashed on a beach. Wright...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081401/Loc_PlaneTech.shtml
Local
FAA wants passengers to play bigger role in air safety

...Alaska. In the air taxi category, for instance, the state had a third of the U.S. crashes logged last year. Commercial pilots feel pressures from passengers who want to get home, consult a doctor, or arrive in time for their sister's wedding...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092902/sta_faa.shtml
News
Body of missing Petersburg pilot found near Admiralty Island

...in town is pretty torn up about it," said Ty Cummings, a volunteer searcher. Howell was working on getting his commercial pilot's license and was in the process of building his own plane from a kit, Gilpin said. The plane he was flying the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123102/loc_bodyfound.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Alaska office of NIOSH. From 1990 to 1999, 398 people were killed in plane crashes. Of those fatalities, 106 were commercial pilots and 86 were non-pilots who were flying while on the job, according to statistics compiled by the agency...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011700/Loc_plane.shtml

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