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Rescuers hope for 'best-case scenario' for boys lost at sea

...search and are prepared to keep it going if the teens aren't found before formal efforts end. The family said about 20 private pilots were flying out of Savannah, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina, on Thursday, in addition to numerous boaters, all...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-31/rescuers-hope-best-case-scenario-boys
Not For Web
NTSB: No reported problems at takeoff

...passenger on the plane, saying the aircraft had crashed.The pilot was killed, and the four passengers were injured. The plane...regional office of the NTSB, said by phone Thursday that the pilot was alone upfront. The four passengers were in the main cabin...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/ntsb-no-reported-problems-takeoff
State
Alaska's pilots are its lifeblood

...Alaska has six times more pilots per capita than the rest of...Hoonah crashed. That plane's pilot, Fariah Peterson, died. Her...cost of her own.Alaska's pilots run risks - but that is not...mechanics or regulated by a pilot in the air. They just happen...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-19/alaskas-pilots-are-its-lifeblood
Opinion
A job with a view Southeast Alaskan pilot opens up from the cockpit

...30-year-old homegrown pilot is now the safety...hand in training new pilots and developing emergency...month leaving the pilot dead and four passengers...periods in the sky. Pilots like Kveum keep going...confident in you as the pilot and everyone feels...relationships with pilots they feel comfortable...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-26/job-view-southeast-alaskan-pilot-op
Neighbors
Wreckage of crashed Alaska sightseeing plane recovered

...eight cruise ship passengers on a shore excursion to Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan when it crashed June 25. The pilot also died.Authorities had been waiting for a heavy-lift helicopter to become available to remove the wreckage.The cause...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-28/wreckage-crashed-alaska-sightseeing-pla
Local
Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

...People will constantly surprise you," said Gonzales, an author of four books on survival whose own father was a World War II pilot who survived being shot down. "You'll think, 'Surely this guy is dead.' And you'll go out and there he will be alive...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-29/missing-teens-strayed-planned-route-o
Not For Web
Shell gets permits for limited oil drilling in Arctic waters

...as it departed Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands for the Chukchi Sea. Under the direction of a registered Alaska harbor pilot, the ship struck an uncharted object, which created a hole in the hull about 3 feet long and a half-inch wide.A National...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/shell-gets-permits-limited-oil-drilling
State
'She gave her life'

...family get through losing her sister, pilot Fariah Peterson, in a Friday plane crash...Birmingham, Alabama, was an "experienced pilot" of 13 years, Ramsey said. She loved...was dangerous."Peterson was hired as a pilot by SeaPort Airlines, Wings of Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-18/she-gave-her-life
State | Local
Oscar-winning composer owns plane that crashed, killed pilot

...California, but the identity of the pilot who died has not been released.Jay...fire spokesman Mike Lindbery said. The pilot was killed. No one else was on board.It could be several days before the pilot's identity is confirmed and released...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/oscar-winning-composer-owns-plane-cra
Not For Web
Engine fire on Delta flight forces emergency landing

...with 255 passengers, two pilots and six crew members - touched down.Pilots put the fire out by shutting...fire coming out then (the pilot) obviously shut that engine...blasts out of the back.The pilots and crew followed surge procedures...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-16/engine-fire-delta-flight-forces-emergen
State

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