Four people died over the weekend near St Mary's, Alaska, after a Cessna Caravan crashed in conditions described by local news outlets as freezing rain and low ceilings. According to the Anchorage Daily News , the passengers killed include a retired couple, a five-month-old baby and the pilot. Six additional passengers survived with injuries and were transported to a hospital in Anchorage. The NTSB is investigating the cause of the crash.
Flying Wild Alaska: In the frigid Alaskan town of Unalakleet, the Tweto's and their family-run airline battle the arctic elements to transport supplies and passengers to some of the most inaccessible areas on the planet. Pilot Luke Hickerson transports dangerous chemicals from Barrow to the remote village of Atqasuk. Then, in Unalakleet, the cold and dark winter claims its first casualty and Jim must make arrangements to transport the casket.
First lesson in paragliding today!! Thank you Mike Brown! I am so excited to get better at this…and then watch out world!