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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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