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Morning news cast – August 11, 2010

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

CRASH SITE— Alaska State Troopers took this photo of the downed DeHavilland Otter in the Muklung Hills north of Dillingham. The crash killed former Senator Ted Stevens and four other people. Photo courtesy of AST

KTNA’s news, weather, announcements and Denali Echoes, hosted by Diana Haecker. Local news headlines: Locals remember Ted Stevens; Names released of other crash victims and survivors. (16 min.)

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Locals remember Ted Stevens

Tuesday, August 10, 2010
TED STEVENS IN ACTION— Former Senator Ted Stevens toured Shishmaref in 2007 and preferred riding the fourwheeler over an arranged ride in a truck. Stevens died yesterday in a plane crash. Photo by Diana Haecker

Former Senator Ted Stevens, 86,  died in a plane crash north of Dillingham on Monday. Residents don’t remember Ted Stevens coming to Talkeetna, but his legacy has touched the region in numerous ways. KTNA’s Diana Haecker has this story.

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Plane survivors identified

Ted Stevens confirmed dead in plane crash

Alaska State Troopers’ photo of Stevens’ crash site

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Plane survivors identified

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Alaska State Troopers have released the names of the people who died in a plane crash near Dillingham Monday evening.  The five people killed in the crash are Senator Ted Stevens, 86 of Anchorage; Terry Smith, 62 of Eagle River, Bill Phillips Sr,  48 year old Dana Tindall and 16 year old Corey Tindall of Anchorage. (more…)

Stevens confirmed dead in plane crash

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Former Senator Ted Stevens has been killed in a plane crash near Dillingham, according to a source close to the family.  (more…)

Morning Newscast – Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

KTNA’s morning news, echos, announcements for August 10th.  Host is Sue Deyoe.  Headlines – Ted Stevens in plane crash near Dillingham; Troopers arrest man in Village Park; Humphrey trial ends in mistrial; Fish meeting in Wasilla Wednesday to discuss Cook Inlet fisheries. 16 min.

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Three individuals in Denali plane crash named

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

The three individuals that died in the Fairchild C-123 plane crash in Denali Park on Sunday have been identified.

Bill Michel, age 61, of Delta Junction was the owner of the company plane and was the pilot.  John Eschelman, age 52, of Wasilla and Paul Quartly, age 66, also of Wasilla, were on board.  (more…)

Fairchild C-123 crash in Denali Park; 3 presumed dead

Monday, August 2, 2010

Three presumed dead in Denali Park aircraft crash; photo by NPS

At 3 pm Sunday afternoon, a cargo aircraft crashed into the south-facing slope of Mount Healy inside Denali National Park.  The crash occurred within a mile of Park headquarters and just 200 yards north of the Denali Park Road. (more…)

Plane crash near Denali Park HQ starts wildland fire

Monday, August 2, 2010

A plane crash near Denali Park Headquarters yesterday  started a wildland fire close to the Park Road. (more…)

C-17 plane crash impacts railroad traffic

Friday, July 30, 2010

The crash of a C-17 military cargo plane on Wednesday evening near the Elmendorf Air Force base killed four crewmembers and also damaged railroad tracks, forcing closure of the railroad section. (more…)