McCandless’s sister says the bus can be a powerful educational tool, including about the mistakes her brother made that led to his starvation in the wilderness.
Coast Guard investigators would appreciate anyone with information about the vessel or conditions around the time the ship was lost to come forward.
The Coast Guard credits LaDuke with making all the right moves after the Saami got into trouble.
This is not the first time that the fire station has been fully staffed by women, but it’s reflective of a trend over the past decade.
The NTSB report says that a vendor tasked with filling up the plane was unclear which kind of fuel to use for the type of airplane and filled it up with the wrong kind.
One of the adults, later identified as Steve Moyer, was dangerously cold as the group paddled the Honker Divide Canoe Route on the Thorne River.
Capital City Fire/Rescue Chief Rich Etheridge says the man suffered a massive head injury.
Photos posted to Facebook on Thursday show a twin-bladed Chinook helicopter carrying the bus away from the remote site it occupied near the Teklanika River, where it attracted numerous tourists who had to be rescued after the book’s publication.
Brown and his mother got lost on a trail Wednesday. She was found injured, but alive on Friday.
Officials say they rescued five Italian tourists from “the Bus” — that’s the old Fairbanks city bus made infamous by Christopher McCandless.