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Alaska prepares for wood bison return after a century

...Two containers will be trucked Sunday to Anchorage and flown by commercial carrier for the hour flight to Shageluk. A C-130 from Lynden Air Cargo, one of the multiple corporate sponsors involved, can carry two containers each flight.Half the...
Air fair still a gas without military planes, personnel

...Globemaster IIIs or the bulbous, four-propellered Lockheed C-130 Hercules, it's still a good time. Even the Blackhawks...make it.But she is not worried. "Of course the C-17, C-130, the helicopters, the military - they're a huge draw...
Photo feature: Flight line

...Everts Air Fuel DC-6B has an Alaska Air National Guard C-130 on its tail as it takes off Tuesday afternoon from Kenai Municipal Airport. The C-130 was several miles behind the DC-6 and on approach for...
Volunteers bring Santa to remote Alaska village

...eroded villages; both have plans to relocate, with Newtok further along in the process.The National Guard provided a C-130 transport plane to take the volunteers, including a Salvation Army band, and gifts to Shishmaref, located about 600...
What others say: Stevens would approve of painting's subject

...Jay Hawk transported two additional survivors to Dillingham, and all four were transported to Anchorage in a Coast Guard C-130. Additional Air Guard aircraft and personnel assisted in recovery efforts."Sen. Stevens, who served in the Senate...
Air show flies high

...the back," said budding pilot Nicholas Wehrstein, 7, of Kenai, while buckled into the Alaska Air National Guard's C-130 Hercules, a passenger and cargo carrier that accommodates paratroopers. Helicopters, bush planes and military airplanes...
Two men injured in plane crash on Alaska Peninsula

...Administration said damage to the plane was substantial. The cause of the crash has not yet been determined. A Coast Guard C-130 crew located the wreckage at about 7:40 p.m. and dropped a radio, first aid kit and strobe light to the survivors...
Coast Guard responds to sinking of boat near Cold Bay ahead of them. The vessel had about three thousand gallons of diesel fuel aboard when it went down. The pilot of a C-130 sent to the scene said he saw some sheening and a debris field, mostly marker buoys, where the boat went down, Delaney...
Annual Peninsula Air Fair wings into Soldotna, Kenai

...nearly 30 spectators, they both said it was nice to see people interested in what they did for a living. As they spoke, a C-130 landed and taxied in just behind their open cargo hold. "Ah, the Coast Guard finally showed up," Marasco said. While...
No sign of hull breach in Shell drilling vessel carrying about 143,000 gallons of diesel and about 12,000 gallons of lube oil and hydraulic fluid.A Coast Guard C-130 plane and a helicopter were used to fly over the grounded vessel on Tuesday morning. The severe weather did not permit...


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