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Alaska’s CFIT plane crash problem

Riding in small planes is a way of life for many who live in Alaska, but your chances of crashing and suffering injury or death as a result are higher in a small plane than it is in a larger, commercial aircraft. While the number of small plane crashes across the state has declined somewhat in recent years, officials within the National Transportation Safety Board feel the number of small plane accidents still occurring in the state is far too high.

Answers to top 3 questions about rafting in Alaska

Rafting in Alaska is an exhilarating and breathtaking experience. The rivers are often fast, deep and cold, but they give you a unique way to take in the gorgeous views. However, if you do not prepare, you could end up in a dangerous situation and suffer a serious injury

Hazards from recreational activities in Alaska

There is no question that Alaska holds a certain beauty you cannot find anywhere else, drawing in tourists every year to experience the natural landscapes and outdoor recreation. While these activities bring fun and fulfillment, they also come with risks.

Alaska is home to some of the most dangerous jobs

If you ever turn on the TV and see dramatic reality shows chronicling the challenges people face in high-risk jobs, it might seem adventurous and even kind of fun. Of course, this is the allure of such shows, but such occupations are always dangerous, often injurious and sometimes deadly. Alaska is home to many of the jobs profiled on programs such as Ice Road Truckers and Deadliest Catch.

Staying safe with dangerous outdoor activities in Alaska

Alaska is an outdoorsman’s paradise. It is unparalleled in beauty, and there is no shortage of opportunities to take in the splendor of nature. Whether you prefer to play in the water or face the challenge of a climb, you should be aware of the dangers such activities pose. While outdoor attractions in Alaska are alluring, they are also unsafe for adventurers who are not careful. According to the USDA Forest Service, there are several safety steps you should take before embarking on an

How safe are tourist attractions in Alaska?

Alaska is known as one of the most beautiful destinations in the United States for scenic views to take in, incredible nature to explore and prime vacation spots to enjoy. These are some of the many reasons tourists flock to the state every year. According to the state’s Department of Commerce, there are as many as 1.78 million visitors from out-of-state annually.

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