Colony Glacier: A Race Against Time

      Colony Glacier, AK - Operation Colony Glacier is underway, an annual mission conducted with joint forces to find and remove remnants and debris from a military plane crash 66 years ago. The plane and its occupants were thought to have vanished until 2012, when pieces were spotted…

Officials are racing an Alaska glacier that threatens to swallow what’s left of a 1952 plane crash that killed dozens

    Col. Mark Schmidt, a pilot who flies F-15s and F-16s, examines a piece of debris, which he thinks is the leading edge of the plane, on Colony Glacier on Saturday. (Loren Holmes / ADN) After the wreckage was spotted in 2012 by members of the Army National Guard…