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Downed plane spurs investigation

...underwater according to a Friday afternoon update of the dispatch. A trooper helicopter was sent to join in search and rescue efforts. Investigators think the plane originated in McGrath, but no planes have been reported missing, according...
Search called off for missing Palmer pilot

...Coordination Center, which led the search for Mattingley, suspended efforts after eight days of continuous search-and-rescue efforts. Multiple agencies assisted the coordination center, including the Alaska Air National Guard, the Alaska...
Caribou Hills Cabin Hoppers host SAR drill

...system for organizing and documenting the participants and resources which would be utilized in the event of a search and rescue effort or natural or other disaster. This was followed by a brief instructional class on GPS positioning devices, taught...
Plane, possibly with Ted Stevens aboard, crashes

...Dillingham at about 7 p.m. Monday after a passing aircraft saw the downed plane. But severe weather has hampered search and rescue efforts. Hayes said five people were on scene early Tuesday helping the crash victims. It was unclear how they reached...
Parents grateful for search-and-rescue efforts

...appreciative for the men and women who have selflessly devoted their time and resources in the support of the search-and-rescue efforts of our son and the crew of LifeGuard 1 that was reported missing Dec. 3 in Prince William Sound near Whittier...
Looking for a good home

...on board a LifeGuard helicopter that crashed in Prince William Sound first went missing on Dec. 3. Extensive search and rescue efforts turned up some debris from the aircraft and the remains of another member of the crew, but Carter was never...
Two dead in Eureka avalanche

...handlers, plus members of Alaska Mountain Rescue and Jill Fredston of Alaska Mountain Safety, helped in the search and rescue efforts. A Fish and Wildlife Division helicopter with night vision capability was launched at around 5 p.m. Saturday...
Strides for safer roadways for moose (and man)

...Peninsula," Olson said. He added that this was not the first time the federation's equipment has been used for search and rescue efforts this season. "We also participated in a snowmachiner rescue last Saturday where they actually strapped the...
The hills are alive!: Riders enjoy good start to season

...committee now, and we're trying to expand our search and rescue efforts. We're trying to work with CES and troopers...he said. "And if they do, it will help the search and rescue efforts if they can tell us the trail they're on and...
Pilot killed in floatplane crash

...survivors, troopers said. Troopers, a park ranger and a diver who was flown to the lake also helped in the search-and-rescue efforts. The victim's body was scheduled to be taken to Anchorage for an autopsy, according to troopers.


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