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Plane Diverts As Traveler Appears To Go Into Labor

Officials say a pregnant passenger believed to have gone into labor aboard a plane has given birth at a Salt Lake City hospital after her flight was diverted to Utah. Salt Lake City International Airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann said it appeared the woman went into labor Wednesday on the airplane heading from San Francisco to Minneapolis.

12/31/2014

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Boeing 727 Transformed Into St. Paul Classroom

When some Twin Cities students return to school this fall, they’ll get to experience a unique new classroom. Only this one has wings and wheels and is parked at one end of St. Paul’s Holman Field. “We’ve left the cargo door in operation here,” explains Steve Hurvitz, who is in charge of renovating the cargo plane.

08/26/2014

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Delta Flight To Minnesota Returns To Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a possible hydraulic issue forced a Delta Air Lines flight from Arizona to Minnesota to return to the Phoenix’s airport. Delta spokeswoman Lindsay McDuff says Flight 1492 was headed to […]

08/18/2014

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Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+

Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.

05/20/2014

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What’s The Best Airline In The US?

Plan your next flight with this year’s Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.

04/17/2014

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Plane Bound For MSP Returns To ATL Over Landing Gear Issue

Delta Air Lines officials say a plane headed to Minneapolis returned to Atlanta because its landing gear was stuck in the downward position. Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant says the airline expected to transfer 159 passengers a different aircraft for a second departure from Atlanta on Thursday evening.

03/07/2014

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Gov. Dayton Under Fire For Trip On State-Owned Plane

Minnesota’s independent State Auditor said Gov. Mark Dayton broke a law when he took a political trip with a campaign staffer on the state-owned plane. While the Office of Legislative Auditor said Dayton broke a law, the report also admits that the law is very vague.

01/16/2014

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Man In Toddler-Slapping Plane Case Gets 8 Months

A federal judge on Monday sentenced a man who pleaded guilty to slapping a crying toddler on an Atlanta-bound flight to serve eight months in federal prison.

01/06/2014

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Plane Traveling From MSP Slides Off Madison Runway

An airplane traveling from Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport slid off the runway while arriving in Madison Monday afternoon, according to Delta Air Lines.

12/16/2013

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18-Year-Old Accused Of Joyriding In Stolen Plane

An 18-year-old Minnesota man who doesn’t have a pilot’s license but apparently taught himself to fly stole a single-engine plane and took it on joyrides over the summer and fall, prosecutors and police allege.

11/25/2013

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Local Skydivers On Today Show

Skydiving survivors talk to Today Show about their experience. Also, watch the video of the crash.

11/05/2013

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Skydiver On Jumping To Safety After 2 Planes Collide

One of the skydivers forced to jump to safety after two planes collided in northern Wis. said Monday that he feels very lucky to be alive. The two planes collided at 12,000 feet near the Richard I. Bong Airport in Superior, Wis. Saturday afternoon, causing one plane to lose its wing and catch on fire.

11/04/2013

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Crash Caught On Tape

A family flying home taped the crash landing of their airplane. Everyone was safe, including the 7-month old baby on board. Check out the video.

02/04/2013

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Another Crazy Marriage Proposal

Haven’t these proposals gone too far? Now one guy plays a trick on his girlfriend while in an airplane. Check out the video.

09/28/2012

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Police: Savage Plane Crash Report Was False Alarm

Police who were investigating a small plane crashed along County Road 16 in Savage, Minn. Thursday morning now say it was a false alarm.

09/20/2012

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Mid-Air Collision

A mid-air collision is caught on tape. The wings of both planes get stuck together! Check out the video and story.

09/11/2012

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Amazing Cockpit Video

Video of a small plane crashing taken from the cockpit. Thankfully all four passengers survived. See the story and video here.

08/09/2012

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Weather Hampers Search For Missing Pilot

The search for a missing pilot near the shore of Lake Superior in northeastern Minnesota is in its fifth day.

06/12/2012

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Expect A Price Hike For Summer Airfare

The pumps aren’t the only place you can expect to pay more this summer. On average nationwide, airfare is up about 10 percent compared to this time last year. And some markets could end up being double the price by summer.

04/25/2012

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JetBlue Plane Swerves After Struck By 2 Geese

For the second time in less than a week, a passenger jet taking off from New York had to make an emergency landing after an encounter with some birds. It happened to a JetBlue plane Tuesday evening.

04/25/2012

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Minneapolis Students On Flight During Emergency

Dozens of Minneapolis Southwest High School students had a frightening flight experience on a field trip to New York.

04/23/2012

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Woman, 80, Lands Plane Low On Fuel; Husband Dies

An airport director says an 80-year-old woman who took control of a small plane from her unconscious husband was dangerously low on fuel when she landed on the runway at his small northeastern Wisconsin facility.

04/03/2012

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Subdued Jet Blue Pilot Is From Wis.

A JetBlue pilot went on a mid-air rant and had to be subdued by flight attendants and passengers while his co-pilot made an emergency landing. Friends of the pilot who was removed told WTMJ in Milwaukee that he is from Mequon, Wis.

03/28/2012

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Drinking On Airplanes

A drink on your cross-country flight seems nice, but sometimes it can get out of hand. Here is a look at some of the worst incidents of drinking on a plane.

09/29/2011

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Airplane Passengers Have New-Found Flying Rights

Starting Tuesday airline passengers will have more power. High profile cases, including one in Minnesota, led to the new rules.

08/22/2011

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