Gordon Haber's final days


Gordon Haber's final days
 

On Oct. 14, 2009, Alaskan wildlife scientist and activist Gordon Haber flew into Denali National Park and Preserve to monitor wolves, as he had routinely done many times before. On that day, however, he flew with a pilot still new to Haber’s aerial-tracking work, Dan McGregor. While Haber was checking on members of the Grant Creek Pack along the East Fork Toklat River, the plane hit sudden turbulence and severe tailwinds that, according to a National Transportation and Safety Board  report, “pushed it to the ground.” Though McGregor survived the impact and ensuing fire, Haber died. The... read more

 
27 September 2015 in Art & Culture, Views: 19
 


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