Forest Flight Down

Tracking Down an Alaskan Plane Crash in the Wilderness. When the National Transportation and Safety Board office in Alaska first hears about a plane going down, protocol is to begin gathering information: how bad the crash is, the number of survivors, and where exactly the wreckage is located. (4:29)

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