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...these airplanes. That's my wish." The twin-engine MD-83 was bound for San Francisco and Seattle when it fell out...and maintaining the jet's jackscrew, a key part of the MD-83's horizontal stabilizer that is suspected of causing the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012801/Bre_alaskaair.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...dozens of boats will remain on the water, searching for wreckage that may shed light on the cause of Monday's crash. The MD-83 jetliner was headed from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to San Francisco and Seattle when it went down with 88 people on board...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020200/Loc_crshfol.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...recorder, which was recovered Wednesday from the debris of the MD-83 on the ocean floor. The tape showed the pilots struggled...Hueneme is already the site of makeshift memorials. The MD-83 jetliner was headed from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to San...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020300/Loc_aaday.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...FAA spokeswoman Rebecca Trexler said. ``We can't comment until we find it,'' she told The Associated Press. The MD-83 that crashed into the Pacific Ocean about 10 miles off the Ventura Coast on Jan. 31, killing all 88 people aboard, was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022100/Loc_airlines.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Alaska Air Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Kelly said in a written statement. Maintenance records for the MD-83 that slammed into the Pacific Ocean near Oxnard, Calif., on Jan. 31, killing all 88 people aboard, also are being...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051100/Loc_crash.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...route to San Francisco from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, killing 88 people. The pilots had reported problems with the Boeing MD-83's horizontal stabilizer, a flap on the tail that is tilted by the jackscrew assembly to determine the pitch of the aircraft...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072100/Loc_alaskaair.shtml
FAA: AK Airlines safely maintains planes' jackscrews

...its investigation in September, after The Seattle Times reported that Alaska mechanics had found a dry jackscrew on an MD-83 jet. Lubrication of the 2-foot-long jackscrews has been a maintenance concern since the crash of Flight 261 off the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011706/sta_20060117013.shtml
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Criminal probe into Alaska Airlines reportedly reopened

...Kevin V. Ryan, the U.S. attorney in San Francisco, also would not comment. The case stems from the crash of an MD-83 into the Pacific Ocean near Port Hueneme, Calif., on a flight from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to San Francisco and Seattle...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030603/sta_akair.shtml
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Taped pilot talks may offer clues

...dozens of boats will remain on the water, searching for wreckage that may shed light on the cause of Monday's crash. The MD-83 jetliner was headed from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to San Francisco and Seattle when it went down with 88 people on board...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020200/Loc_crshfol.html
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Recorder reveals loud noises heard near end of flight

...Calif. - One of the ``black boxes'' aboard Alaska Airlines Flight 261 recorded a loud noise in the minutes before the MD-83 went out of control and plunged into the ocean, a federal investigator said Friday. The noise was one of two revealed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020400/Loc_akair.html
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