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  • Common Causes of Aviation Accidents in Alaska

    The state of Alaska has the highest rate of aviation crashes in the U.S. In fact, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 25 people were killed or seriously injured in Alaskan aviation crashes in 2015 alone. Why is the risk of accidents so high in Alaska? What is causing these accidents and others across the nation? Here’s what you need to know. The Most Common Causes of Airplane ...
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  • Two-Plane Crash near Russian Mission Leaves No Survivors

    Five people were killed after two small planes collided mid-air. The planes, a Hageland Aviation Cessna 208 Caravan and a Renfro’s Alaska Adventures Piper PA-18 Super Cub, crashed at 11 a.m. today. The accident occurred just northwest of the village of Russian Mission, about 60 miles north of Bethel. The Alaska National Guard and Rescue Coordination Center personnel sent medics to the crash site ...
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  • Alaska personal injury attorneys discuss investigations into plane crashes

    People often turn to plane travel as an option for getting around Alaska. Planes help visitors and residents reach remote locations, skip long or dangerous drives, and enjoy unique aerial views. As with any kind of travel, planes present various risks, with pilot error, equipment malfunctioning, and severe weather all contributing to the chances of an accident. USA Today recently reported ongoing ...
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  • Your Legal Rights In An Aviation Crash

    Your rights in an aviation crash are much more extensive than you think. Plenty of media attention has been done on this issue since the recent Asiana Flight 214 incident in San Francisco and how those people will be compensated in the courts. But what if you have an aviation crash in a U.S. state such as Alaska? Your rights are still just as strong. The Chances of an Alaskan Aviation Crash If you ...
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  • Aviation Accident Involving Tour Planes

    A story that recently made the news in Alaska involved a tour plane that crashed, injuring the pilot and three passengers. Though fortunately in this case there don't appear to be fatalities, people in the group still needed to be taken to the hospital after their rescue from Prince of Wales Island by the Coast Guard. Engine trouble appears to have led to the crash. Flightseeing, or viewing Alaska ...
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