Teuber missing on helicopter flight near Kodiak

    University of Alaska photo

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The former chair and president of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is the subject of a search by the Coast Guard near Kodiak.

    Andy Teuber's helicopter is overdue approximately 66 nautical miles northeast of the island, its last known location.

    The helicopter the Anchorage resident reportedly is flying is a black and white Robinson R66 with the tail number N1767.

    There's a report that debris correlating with the missing helicopter was spotted about seven nautical miles southeast of Ushagat Island  The debris includes a yellow float.

    Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center was notified by a family member at 5 p.m. Tuesday that Teuber left Merrill Field shortly after 2 p.m.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact the command center at (907) 428-4100.

    Teuber resigned his post with the consortium after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced against him.  He also resigned his seat on the University of Alaska Board of Regents last week.

    A former assistant at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium accused Teuber of sexual misconduct. He denied the allegations in a story published by the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica.




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