The bus was used by the people for a very long time for tourist attractions. The area has been sealed due to no cell phone coverage and unpredictable weather that makes it impossible for humans to live there with swollen rivers.
The bus was lifted by the National Guard Chinbook helicopter. The Bus was Fairbanks 142. The bus was made famous by the book and the film ” Into the Wild. The bus was placed near Stampede Trail outside Denali National Park in Alaska.
Junea, Alaska- The Abandoned bus was placed in the Alaska Backcountry, popularized by the book ” Into the Wild”.
The decision was made, keeping the prioritizes public safety, Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Corri Feige Said.
The bus was a venue for the many people seeking adventure, and the area is without cellphone coverage and marked by unpredictable weather, and it has deep long swollen rivers.
Some of the people have been rescued or died there. Christopher McCandless, The subject of the book and movie, who died there in 1992.
The decision was made after this year when five Italian tourists and death last year and a woman from Belarus.
The Alaska Army National Guard moved the bus as a part of a training mission ”at no cost to the public or additional cost to the state,” Feige said. The bus was removed recently from the site. The bus poses a threat to the general public.
The crew ensured the safety of the items of the McCandless family. Fiege said that the bus would be kept in a secure location while it would be out from the reach of the public, and the department has many various options for what to do with it.
“We encourage people to enjoy Alaska’s wild areas safely, and we understand the hold this bus has had on the popular imagination,” she said in a release. ”However, this is an abandoned and deteriorating vehicle that was requiring serious and costly rescue efforts. More importantly, it was costing some visitors to their lives.”
“‘ Into the Wild” was a very famous movie and received a lot of applause from the general public.