It’s been 20 years since one of Minnesota’s deadliest airplane tragedies killed 18 people near Hibbing. On this day in 1993, a commuter plane that departed from Minneapolis crashed.
Federal investigators say there was no distress call from the pilot before a small airplane crashed in southeastern Minnesota, killing three men from the Detroit area.
Minnesota authorities have identified the three Michigan men who died when their small aircraft crashed in a field near an airport in southeastern Minnesota.
Authorities say three people are dead and a fourth critically injured after a small plane crashed in southeastern Minnesota. The Houston County sheriff’s office says the crash happened two miles south of Caledonia at about 4:30 p.m. Friday.
A man killed in a Princeton plane crash Monday has been identified.
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.
The Ontario Provincial Police say that Jim Kowalski died Thursday after falling into a rotating plane propeller while on a fishing trip in Canada. The incident happened at about 10:30 a.m. on Thursday in Red Lake, Ontario.
Jim Kowalski died Thursday in a plane accident while fishing in Canada, according to family member Deb Kowalski. Deb Kowalski said Jim suffered a head injury in the incident, and an autopsy is being performed. She said he was with a friend on the trip. Jim Kowalski, 67, founded Kowalski’s Markets back in 1986 in White Bear Lake.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in North Lida Lake near Pelican Rapids.
Authorities 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.
Pilots of Asiana Flight 214 were flying too slowly as they approached San Francisco airport, triggering a control board warning that the jetliner could stall, and then tried to abort the landing seconds before crashing, according to federal safety officials. Investigators also said they were looking into the possibility that rescue crews ran over one of the two teenagers killed in the crash on Saturday. Officials released the details without explaining why the pilots were flying so slow — or why rescue officials didn’t see the girl. The Boeing 777 was traveling at speeds well below the target landing speed of 137 knots per hour, or 157 mph, said National Transportation Safety Board chief Deborah Hersman at a briefing Sunday on the crash.
Ashland County authorities say a La Crosse doctor and his brother were killed in a single-engine plane crash on Madeline Island. Sheriff Mick Brennan identifies the victims as the pilot, 63-year-old Dr. Richard Renwick, and his brother, 58-year-old Bruce Renwick from Waunakee. WXOW-TV reports Dr. Renwick was a physician in obstetrics and gynecology at Gundersen Health System.
A Minnesota native was one of seven people killed when a cargo plane crashed Monday near an Air Force base in Afghanistan.
Authorities in Douglas County are investigating a small plane crash that happened at Lake Latoka on Friday morning.
The mother of three Minnesota boys who died with their father in a 2010 plane wreck in western Wyoming is suing a company that provides air traffic control services at the Jackson Hole Airport.