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Refuge Notebook: Bird cherries on the Kenai - a preview

...mouth, I did a double-take as I passed a shrub that seemed out of place in this lush wetland adjoining the beach. It was a mayday tree, a.k.a. Prunus padus or European bird cherry. A little poking around yielded more cherry trees peppered throughout...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-09/refuge-notebook-bird-cherries-on
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Surviving an aircraft crash in the water

"Mayday! The engine has failed! This is an emergency! Prepare for ditching!" These dreaded words hopefully no one hears. However...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-05-15/refuge-notebook-surviving-an-air
Outdoors
Life-threatening injuries for one survivor after Juneau plane crash

...others when the small plane crashed in Lynn Canal north of Berners Bay on Wednesday afternoon. The pilot of the plane issued a mayday call and reported the plane's engine had died, according to Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Meredith Manning. The pilot...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/local/2015-11-08
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State approves Point Thomson pipeline

...others when the small plane crashed in Lynn Canal north of Berners Bay on Wednesday afternoon. The pilot of the plane issued a mayday call and reported the plane's engine had died, according to Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Meredith Manning. The pilot...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/state/2015-11-08
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Birch Ridge Golf Report: For this early, greens are rolling great

...GolfThe sensational seniors came out it force Monday morning ready for battle. Tim "Doc" Bowser, Steve Hammarstrom and Pat "Mayday" McElroy shared low-net honors. Darell "Cool Hand" Jelsma hit the shot of the season at the sixth to take closest to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-06-18/birch-ridge-golf-report-for-this-e
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Andy Hall attempts to clear up Denali's history

...Service worked with the Air Force and the Alaska Rescue Group once Wilcox made what some felt to be an unnecessarily delayed mayday call. No one was willing to attempt a rescue in the violent storm. The expedition almost meant the end for climbing on Mt...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-30/andy-hall-attempts-to-clear-up-d
Outdoors
Breaking: Plane crashes in inlet

A "Mayday" call sent emergency personnel scrambling to find a downed plane in Cook...of the FAA flight tower at Kenai Municipal Airport. A 207 Cessna gave a Mayday call around 10:30 a.m. before reportedly rapidly descending about 11...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010907/news_0109new1001.shtml
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One dead, one rescued after shrimp boat sinks

...two other fishboats, the Nina Fay from Wrangell and the Rio Grande from Ketchikan, helped rescue the woman after hearing a mayday from the Ocean Sunrise, based in Ketchikan, Lt. Stacie Fain said. The couple is identified as Robert and Terisa Hanscom...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/102901/ala_102901alapm0030001.shtml
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Breaking: Pilot in inlet crash identified

...from Kenai to Kokhimak in an Air Supply Alaska LCC leased Cessna 207 when it started to have engine trouble. Crawford made a Mayday call to the FAA flight tower at Kenai Municipal Airport. Kenai Fire and Police and Nikiski Fire departments, troopers, U...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010907/news_0109new2001.shtml
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Engine problems reported

...from Kenai to Kokhimak in a Cessna 207 leased by Air Supply Alaska LCC when it started to have engine trouble. Crawford made a mayday call to the FAA flight tower at Kenai Municipal Airport. Kenai fire and police and Nikiski fire departments, troopers, U...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011007/news_0110new002.shtml
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