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  1. Small plane crashes west of Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    A small plane crashed late Wednesday between Tyonek and Port Alsworth in the region west of Cook Inlet, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. Alaska NTSB Chief Clint Johnson said investigators from the NTSB and Alaska State Troopers were en route to the site of a crashed Piper PA-18.


  2. Exclusive: Trump team goes to bat for NRA-backed bill, deleting Park Service concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 |

    A pair of grizzly bear cubs play in Lake Clark National Park & Preserve, in Port Alsworth, Alaska, in 2016. Congress is considering legislation that would allow hunting of bears in their dens, including cubs, in Alaska's national preserves, by prohibiting the National Parks Service from restricting such practices.


  3. Two winsRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    The possibilities! This week Ketchikan achieved two milestones - one preserved Deer Mountain timber and the other officially named the Alaska Marine Highway System's newest vessels.


  4. Pilot presumed dead in crash in national parkRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    Robert Jan "RJ" James Jr., 31, died July 26, 2017, in Ketchikan. He was born March 17, 1986, in Ketchikan.


  5. Aircraft downed on north side of Lake Clark, recovery efforts underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Conditions Thursday afternoon from a Federal Aviation Administration webcam looking south from Lake Clark Pass, towards the vicinity of where Miller Creek drains into Lake Clark. Recovery efforts are underway Thursday evening for what is believed to be a fatal aircraft accident in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.


  6. Small plane crash reported near Port AlsworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Cessna 206 crashed about 12 miles northeast of Port Alsworth on Thursday, according to a National Transportation Safety Board official. "We don't have a lot of information," said Brice Banning, senior aircraft accident investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board.


  7. John Branson at a beaver pond in 2013.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    In rural Maine, where John Branson grew up, the surrounding woods were his playground and sanctuary. When he was 12, his father took him on a boat tour of Southeast Alaska - and when he saw the rugged mountains, fjords and the expansive coastal forests, it stirred his desire to live like his maternal New England forebears.


  8. Taking aim: Airdrops in Bush Alaska not always spot-onRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    In Bush Alaska, dropping items from airplanes is a fairly common means of delivery. I suspect in a lot of crowds, you'd have to draw a number to tell the story of your experience from either above or below.


  9. NTSB Prelim Reveals Few Details About Piper Down In AlaskaRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    The NTSB has released a preliminary report from an accident in Alaska that resulted in the presumed fatal injury of four people aboard a Piper PA-28 180 when it went down in Lake Clark on December 7th. But because the aircraft has not yet been recovered, a full investigation of the accident has been delayed pending recovery of the aircraft.


  10. Port Alsworth plane carrying 4 people crashed at Lake Clark soon after takeoff, says NTSB reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The plane that carried a father, two of his teenage children and a young pilot to their deaths in a crash at Lake Clark two weeks ago was only airborne for about five minutes, according to a preliminary accident report from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board. The single-engine plane, a Piper PA-28 Cherokee, left the small community of Port Alsworth around 9:30 a.m. Dec. 7, and is believed to have crashed around 9:35 a.m. It's presumed that the four-seater plane sustained "substantial damage" from its impact with lake surface and the four Port Alsworth residents aboard suffered "fatal injuries," said the preliminary report released Tuesday .


  11. NTSB releases preliminary reports on 3 deadly Alaska crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    An accident report says former state Rep. Mike Kelly was testing recently installed equipment on his small plane when he crashed in Alaska's interior, killing the longtime Fairbanks resident. Kelly was the only person on board the Bellanca Citabria 7GCBC on Dec. 7 when it crashed 17 miles south of Fairbanks.


  12. NTSB releases info on plane crash that killed former Fairbanks legislatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Former state Rep. Mike Kelly was testing recently installed equipment on his small plane when he crashed in Alaska's interior, killing the longtime Fairbanks resident, according to a federal accident report.


  13. FHS alum presumed dead in plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    A pilot who is presumed dead in a crash in Alaska had strong Iowa ties and was a hard worker and adventure seeker, his brother said. "Kyle was extremely independent, hardworking, humble and lived every day to its fullest," said James "J.J." Longerbeam, brother of Kyle Longerbeam.


  14. Kyle Jerome LongerbeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Kyle Jerome Longerbeam age 25 of Port Alsworth, Alaska, formerly of Fairfield, IA passed away while doing what he loved to do. To honor and celebrate the life of Kyle Longerbeam, friends and family are asked to gather at the Cambridge building, located at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Saturday, December 17, 2016 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.


  15. Park Service suspends Lake Clark search for crashed plane carrying 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The National Park Service has suspended search efforts on Lake Clark for a crashed plane carrying four Port Alsworth residents , after debris from the aircraft and items owned by the occupants were found on the lake. Lake Clark National Park and Preserve spokeswoman Megan Richotte said Monday that active efforts to find and recover the Piper PA-28 Cherokee, which was reported overdue Wednesday afternoon on its flight to Merrill Field in Anchorage, had ended.


  16. Search Suspended For Downed Plane At Lake Clark National Park And PreserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    Winter weather conditions have forced the National Park Service to suspend the search for a small plane that crashed into Lake Clark with four aboard/NPS Deteriorating weather conditions led the National Park Service to suspend the search for a missing single-engine plane that went down into Lake Clark at Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska with four aboard. "Persistent ice fog over the lake has hampered search efforts.


  17. Lake Clark search-and-recovery for missing plane stalled by ice fogRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | APRN

    Husband Scott Blom and the two youngest Blom children, Zach and Katilyn, were lost last week when their plane went down, apparently in Lake Clark. Boat operations have been suspended and aircraft grounded by bad weather with no more signs of a single-engine plane presumed to have crashed in southwest Alaska.


  18. Missing plane likely crashed into Alaska lake, officials sayRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    A small airplane ferrying a father and his two teenage children to Anchorage presumably plunged into an expansive Alaska lake shortly after taking off from a nearby rural community, officials said Friday. No bodies have been found, but items belonging to the pilot and three passengers on board were discovered floating Thursday in Lake Clark, said John Quinley, a spokesman for the National Park Service in Alaska.


  19. The Latest: Feds say plane presumably crashed in Alaska lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The National Park Service says an airplane carrying four people is presumed to have crashed into an Alaska lake shortly after taking off for Anchorage. The service on Friday also released the identities of the four people on board, including a father and his two teenage children.


  20. Father, two children headed to Anchorage high school volleyball tournament when plane crashedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Scott Blom and two of his teenage children had been headed to a high school volleyball tournament in Anchorage when they and their young pilot were killed in a plane crash Wednesday in Lake Clark, near the place where they started - Port Alsworth. Blom's family and friends, in their first detailed statements about what they knew about the circumstances of the plane crash, also said Friday Blom's wife, Julie Blom, flew separately on a commercial flight to Anchorage, because there wasn't room for her on the four-seater, single-engine plane.