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Guardian Flight resumes service in six Alaskan communities

 

February 7, 2019

Photo courtesy of Guardian Flight

On Monday morning, about 100 people welcomed the first Guardian Flight plane to return to Kake after one of their aircrafts went missing last week. Kake residents greeted the aircraft and those on board with a performance of their national anthem in Tlingit.

Guardian Flight has resumed their air medical transport service in six base locations across Alaska following a 63-hour search for an overdue Guardian King Air 200 medical life flight near Kake.

While services have resumed in Anchorage, Deadhorse, Dillingham, Fairbanks, Ketchikan and Sitka, Guardian Flight base locations in Kotzebue and Juneau will reopen sometime in the future, according Guardian Flight senior vice president of operations Randy Lyman in a prepared statement.

"Guardian Flight recognizes that many crew members want to get back to what they love to do and that is flying tho...



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