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NTSB releases documents in fatal Alaska crash investigation

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska commuter airline routinely failed to follow its own risk assessment plan in the days leading up to a crash that killed four people outside the village...
NTSB recommends safety audit of Alaskan aviation

...recommendations within 90 days, Kenitzer said. Hageland, now doing business as Ravn Connect, is Alaska's largest commuter airline and one of the nation's biggest. It operates 58 airplanes with 1,200 weekly flights. The two fatal crashes...
Suspect's interview played in Kodiak murder trial and was delayed returning home the morning of the murders because he spent 20 minutes in a bathroom of a commuter airline.Wells made no mention of using an airport bathroom to the FBI and told Overlander he checked his tire at a hotel...
Prosecutors to open Coast Guard shooting trial

...Wells' home, at 7:22 a.m.When Wells claimed to have been checking his tire and spending time in a bathroom at commuter airline Servant Air, prosecutors contend he stopped at the airport, switched into his wife's blue Honda CRV, drove to...
Safer skies? Reader says he has better idea

...officials claimed that passengers aboard the Delta flight ?... were in no danger at any time.? The man was a commuter airline employee who was in league with a fellow worker in a guns-and-drugs smuggling scheme. Both used their credentials...
Public health nurse pursues new healthy endeavors

...own right, she said she wasn't allowed to fly herself in and out of the villages, and had to travel on a local commuter airline. Villagers often proved eager for medical knowledge, Fenske noted. "People are generally very interested and...
'Free' rides come with steep price

...transferred funds for up to six weeks, PLUS 15,000 air miles good toward any travel destination on Harvey Frizbough Commuter Airline and Crop Dusting Service." (Just as an aside, watch those transferred funds. They have a tendency to wander...
Jury convicts Alaska man in Coast Guard killings

...following gall bladder surgery and was delayed the morning of the murders because he spent 20 minutes in a bathroom of a commuter airline.Wells made no mention of using an airport bathroom to the FBI.Curtner and defense attorney Peter Offenbecher...
In Alaska, women running airlines no big deal

...Yukon Quest twice each. Before moving to Talkeetna, Mahoney spent a couple of years in Bethel working for a small commuter airline. Before that, she flew commuter routes out of Boston for TWA.
Grant Aviation taking off to more locations

...Kenai Peninsula airports, giving local consumers another option to take to the skies. The Alaska owned and operated commuter airline recently began offering direct flights from Homer and to Kodiak, and a thoroughfare from Kenai to Valdez, in addition...


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