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Soldotna-bound missing plane found

...said Chief of the Alaska Regional Office of the National Transportation Safety Board Clint Johnson. The red and white Cessna 180 left Soldotna for the lake on Wednesday and was scheduled to return by 4 p.m., but did not, according to a KTUU...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-29/soldotna-bound-missing-plane-found
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Safety board blames fatal crash on pilot's decision

...pilot's decision to fly into a mountain pass in marginal weather. Clouds closed in on pilot Joe Maxey, and he crashed his Cessna 180 into a steep slope about 150 feet below the pass, according to an NTSB final report made public on the agency's Web...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071801/ala_071801ala0pm0010001.shtml
Report: Planes in fatal collision were operating on different frequencies

...investigators he steered his plane up and to the left, but was unable to avoid the collision. The Carlsons' single-engine Cessna 180 floatplane crashed and burned, killing the 41-year-old pilot Corey Carlson, his 39-year-old wife, Hetty Carlson...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-23/report-planes-in-fatal-collision-wer
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Despite crashes, Alaska aviation safer than ever

...restrictions. Speaking at a podium positioned in front of the first airplane certified to be fitted with ADS-B technology, a Cessna 180 built in 1954, Babbitt spoke on the importance of tailoring safety solutions in Alaska to the unique landscape here...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/083010/new_702163646.shtml
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Local flight instructor wins national award

...onto beaches, going on floats to some of the mountain lakes, it can go almost anywhere." For longer trips, he has a Cessna 180. "It's a bigger airplane, more comfortable and the airplane is a lot faster. It's a nice cross-country airplane...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-14
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