Recovery of Alaska plane wreckage on hold due to bad weather

Efforts to recover the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in southeast Alaska last week, killing six people, remained on hold Monday as investigators awaited a break in poor weather conditions, a National Transportation Safety Board official said.

Crews find more partial human remains from 1952 Alaska crash

The solemn task of sifting through rocks, twigs and ice to find human remains as small as a fingernail continued this month on a glacier north of Anchorage, nearly 69 years after all 52 members of a military transport flight were killed when the plane slammed into a mountain.