Above the trail, Iditarod Air Force Manages Unwieldy Race to Nome

Tuesday’s discovery of a fatal plane crash along the Iditarod Trail is a stark reminder that even with experienced pilots, things can go badly while flying Alaska’s skies.It’s not yet known what caused the Cessna 182 to crash into Simpson Pass en route to Takotna, killing the pilot, a 29-year veteran of the Anchorage Police Department, and his two passengers, an Eagle River mom and her daughter headed out to volunteer along the historic trail.Read more here: http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20130305/above-trail-iditarod-air-force-manages-unwieldy-race-nome

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