Plane crashes hang heavy on the mind - Kodiak Daily Mirror: Jared Griffin

Plane crashes hang heavy on the mind

Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 9:00 am

KODIAK — Springtime is typically a time of rejuvenation in Alaska: the sun is staying out longer, regional festivals — like Kodiak’s Crabfest — inject excitement (and tourist dollars) into small communities that expect a robust tourism season, and school graduation ceremonies inspire us.

But our spring this year, this week, has been marred by three plane crashes in the span of only nine days, killing and injuring both Alaskans and tourists.

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