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David was last seen carrying a green backpack; no sources have released an image for David White. At the time of this update (8/21/21 at 11:01p CDT), https://dps.alaska.gov/ast/sar/missingperson has not listed David in their Missing Persons Clearinghouse, a list of "known missing persons in the State of Alaska."
As reported by the NPS, Copper Center, AK – A search is currently underway for a hunter reported missing on August 19th, 2021 after he did not check in by InReach during a hunting trip in the Jacksina/Canyon Creek area of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. David White is a 40-year-old male, 5’11” tall, 185 pounds, with short brown hair and blue eyes. He was carrying a green backpack. His last known location was in the Jacksina Creek drainage. National Park Service (NPS) Rangers were notified the evening of August 16th that the last time the hunter checked in was on Thursday, August 12th. On August 17th, 18th, and 19th, NPS Park Rangers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers flew over the area looking for sign of hunters in need of assistance. Search teams in the field are made up of NPS Rangers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers, including Alaska Wildlife Trooper and National Park Service fixed wing aircraft; a contracted helicopter; and personnel on the ground. Anyone with information should contact the Alaska Regional Communication Center at 907-683-2276. From Magnolia State LIVE, The search continued Saturday for a Vicksburg man reported missing since Aug. 19 in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska. According to information from the National Park Service, David White, 40, was reported missing after he did not check in by InReach during a hunting trip in the Jacksina/Canyon Creek area of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. The park is the largest national park in America, according to the Park Service. NPS spokesperson Carrie Wittmer said Saturday more search teams were going into the area to look for White. According to a press release from NPS, National Park Service rangers were notified Monday evening that the last time White checked in was Aug. 12. On Aug. 17, 18 and 19, park rangers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers flew over the area looking for signs of hunters in need of assistance. Search teams in the field are made up of NPS rangers and Alaska Wildlife troopers, including Alaska Wildlife Trooper and National Park Service fixed-wing aircraft, a contracted helicopter and personnel on the ground.
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This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 6373
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