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Unalaska Dept. of Public Safety
Saturday October 19th, 2019 :: 01:32 p.m. AKDT


Press Release #5--Penair incident at Unalaska Airport

Press Release #5 - PenAir incident at Unalaska Airport



Marjie Veeder
Public Information Officer
City of Unalaska
(907) 581-1251 – telephone

Unalaska, Alaska, October 19, 2019, 1:10 p.m.

There will be intermittent closures and delays on Ballyhoo Road today as the disabled aircraft is removed from the road and tideland area. Please expect delays, be alert and use extreme caution.

Alaska Airlines personnel have confirmed that their standard operations between Unalaska and Anchorage are suspended at least through Monday, October 21, 2019. The airline tentatively plans to resume normal operations as early as Tuesday, October 22. Passengers should contact Alaska Airlines at 1-800-252-7522 (1-800-ALASKAAIR) regarding travel arrangements, or stop by the airport in Unalaska and check at the desk.

A team of investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and others arrived today to continue the investigation into PenAir flight 3296.

Updated information will be provided as it becomes available. Thank you for your continued support and patience.


Unalaska Dept. of Public Safety
29 Safety Way
Unalaska, AK 99685

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-581-1233

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