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Accidents report in August 2011

Medevac King Air Goes Down in Alaska Hawker Beechcraft King Air B200, Atqasuk, Alaska, May 16, 2011–Icing is suspected in the crash of the turboprop twin, which went down while en route to Atqasuk Airport for an early-morning medevac pick-up. The King Air was substantially damaged when it crashed approximately seven miles west of the […]

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Alaskan airborne water jump operations

  Paratroopers from 1st Battalion 501st INF. (Airborne), 4th Brigade 25th Infantry Division, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, conduct water jumps from UH-60′s provided by Fort Wainwright’s 1-52nd Aviation Battalion into Big Lake at Big Lake, Alaska.

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Alaskan Volcano Eruption Warning Threatening Air Travel

The Alaska Volcano Observatory has issued an eruption advisory for a remote volcano in the Aleutian Islands which, according to various media reports, lies underneath a major American flight route. The volcano in question–5,676-foot tall Mount Cleveland (also known as Cleveland Volcano) on the western end of the island of Chuhinadak–“could be poised for its […]