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Man Accused Of Flying Ultralight Aircraft Over Festival While Intoxicated

A 28-year-old Biwabik, Minn. has been arrested and charged with allegedly flying an ultralight aircraft low over a Bluegrass Festival Thursday, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

08/09/2013

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Plane Overshoots Runway At Flying Cloud Airport

A corporate jet has overshot the runway at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minn., according to officials at the Metropolitan Airports Commission.

08/05/2013

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At Tail End Of Trans-Pacific Flight, Terror

After nearly 11 hours in the air, the passengers and crew aboard a jumbo jetliner traveling from Seoul to San Francisco were looking forward to a quick and uneventful landing as Asiana Airlines Flight 214 approached the airport from over San Francisco Bay. What they got instead, without a word of warning, was terror, panic and confusion. The Boeing 777 slammed into the runway on Saturday morning, breaking off its tail and catching fire before slumping to a stop that allowed the lucky ones to flee down emergency slides into thick smoke and a trail of debris. Firefighters doused the flames that burned through the fuselage with foam and water, and police officers on the ground threw utility knives up to crew members so they could cut the seat belts of those who remained trapped as rescue crews removed the injured.

07/06/2013

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Plane Veers Of DC Runway, Gets Stuck In Mud

Airport officials say a plane leaving Reagan National Airport veered off the runaway and its wheels got stuck in the mud. Delta Flight 1763 heading to Minneapolis got its landing gear on the right side stuck in the mud Monday afternoon. There were no injuries.

06/24/2013

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2 Dead In Saturday Plane Crash On Madeline Island

Two people are dead after a single-engine plane crash on Madeline Island, according to officials. Authorities said they received a 911 call regarding the crash around 6:34 p.m. Saturday in the vicinity of the Madeline Island Airport in La Pointe, Wis.

06/16/2013

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Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Grand Rapids

Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are heading to lakes all over Minnesota and western Wis. for an entire week! On Day 1, the boys are at Sugar Lake Lodge on Sugar Lake in Grand Rapids – which is just three and a half hours north of the Twin Cities. Sugar Lake is called a “marl” lake, which means it has a high concentration of calcium carbonates which settle at the bottom, giving the lake a deep turquoise appearance. On a clear day you can see more than 20 feet below the surface.

06/10/2013

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Traveling For Thanksgiving? A Few Things To Keep In Mind

A few things to keep in mind if air travel is in your plans this holiday week.

11/19/2012

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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Crow Wing Co. Plane Crash

A 55-year-old man is dead and a 61-year-old man is injured after a plane crash on Upper Whitefish Lake, near Crosslake.

07/22/2012

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Plane, Hot Air Balloon Make Unexpected Landings In Carver Co.

A small plane and a hot air balloon had to make unexpected landings Wednesday night in Carver County, authorities say.

07/11/2012

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Air, Ground Crews In Minn. Resume Search For Pilot

Air and ground crews in northeastern Minnesota have resumed their search for a pilot who has been missing for more than a week.

06/16/2012

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Small Plane Crash Lands In Hutchinson; 2 Injured

A single-engine homebuilt airplane with two people aboard has crashed at the Hutchinson Municipal Airport, but police say no one was killed.

05/31/2012

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The Rise Of Gas Prices And Its Effects

How about paying $4 a gallon for gas? Some experts say it will happen soon, and we won’t be paying more just at the gas station.

02/16/2012

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Trouble

A Delta Airlines plane had to make an emergency landing at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Friday night due to engine trouble, according to an airport spokesperson.

02/11/2012

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Cat Stalls Flight For Four Hours

It wasn’t a baggage problem or a unruly passenger. It was a cat!

01/27/2012

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Pilot Lands Small Plane On Highway, Crashes

The pilot of a single-engine plane made an emergency landing on a Redwood County highway before striking several trees and rolling over.

01/06/2012

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