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...group he would catch up later, but he never showed up.The group contacted Alaska State Troopers, who launched the helicopter search until nightfall. They contacted the Rescue Coordination Center, which has night vision equipment.ANCHORAGE...

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Faster, safer avalanche rescue

...receiver hangs from the side of a helicopter and allows rescuers to search for beacon signals from the air. "A helicopter search allows people to search a wider area," Ed Shanley, an avalanche field technician at AEL&P, said. "What the...

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Emergency supplies save snowmachiners

...said. ?I really was like, you?ve gotta be kidding me. I was not expecting a helicopter.? On hearing the helicopter search for them above, Offrink stepped outside the shack and shined a wind-up flashlight into the air, leading the...

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