NTSB: Southwest Jet Engine That Exploded Mid-Flight Showed 'Metal Fatigue'In a late night news conference, NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt said one of the engine's fan blades was separated and missing.
NTSB: Father-Son Team Were Moving Gas Meter During School ExplosionFederal investigators say a father-son team was moving a gas meter at the time of a fatal explosion that leveled part of a Minneapolis school.
NTSB: Minnehaha Academy Explosion Investigation Could Take A YearFederal response teams are in Minneapolis to begin sorting out what caused the deadly explosion and partially collapse at Minneapolis' Minnehaha Academy Wednesday morning.
NTSB: Crew In Fatal Accident Did Not Follow Safety MeasuresFederal investigators reviewing a fatal railroad accident in Minneapolis say several safety measures were not followed by the work crew.
Lino Lakes Helicopter Crash Victims ID'dAuthorities have identified the two victims of a helicopter crash in Anoka County last week.
Saturday Marks 8th Anniversary Of I-35W Bridge CollapseMany Minnesotans are taking a moment Saturday to remember the lives lost in the Interstate 35W bridge tragedy. Saturday marks eight years since the collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis.
NTSB Releases Recommendations For Oil Train SafetyThe National Transportation Safety Board is out with some new recommendations to help prevent explosive oil train wrecks. They include retrofitting train cars with protective systems better able to withstand fire, and relief valves that can prevent pressure from building inside the tank cars.
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Good Question: How Can A Pilot Get Lost?Every day, almost 30,000 planes take off and land in the United States without a hitch. But a new report released by the Associated Press found at least 150 flights have landed or almost landed at the wrong airport since the mid-90s. These flights include a cargo 747 that landed at a small Kansas airport last fall, eight miles from its intended target. And there was a Southwest 737 last month that was headed for Branson, Mo. but ended up at a small airport seven miles away.
Official: Plane Crash Kills 1 In Central Minn. One person died Monday after a small plane crashed near an airport in central Minnesota. The crash happened around 12:45 p.m. just west of the runway at the Princeton Municipal Airport, a city official said.
Good Question: Who Will Get A Piece Of The 35W Bridge?Thursday will be six years since the 35W bridge collapsed killing 13 people and injuring 145. Now, that all the lawsuits have been settled, the state is finally ready to give away or salvage the 9 million pounds of steel left behind.
NTSB: 10 Killed In Alaska Plane CrashAuthorities say an air taxi has crashed at the Soldotna Airport in Alaska, killing all 10 people on board. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint Johnson says the pilot and nine passengers were killed in the crash at the airport late Sunday morning. Meagan Peters of Alaska State Troopers says the fixed-wing aircraft was fully engulfed in flames before firefighters could get to the plane. The victims have not yet been identified.