Sheriff: Small Plane Crashes 'Upside Down' On Coon Lake, 72-Year-Old Pilot Rescued By Good SamaritanAuthorities say Paul Erwin Youngquist of Coon Rapids was flying the Cessna 180, which had been outfitted with floats.
Sheriff: Pilot Rescued After Small-Engine Plane Gets Tangled In Power Lines Near ShakopeeThe pilot of a single-engine plane was not hurt after his aircraft became tangled in power lines Saturday afternoon south of Shakopee.
North Memorial Helicopters Cleared To Fly, But Remain Voluntarily GroundedNorth Memorial Health says the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has cleared its helicopter fleet to resume normal flight operations, but the fleet remains voluntarily grounded.
MnDOT: Silver Bay Airport Closed Due To Safety ConcernsAn airport in northeastern Minnesota is closed after state inspectors raised safety concerns.
FBI: Suspicious Letter Tests Negative For ChemicalsThe FBI says a suspicious letter sent to a building near the MSP Airport has tested negative for concerning chemicals.
Suspicious Letter Reported At Airport's FAA BuildingThe Federal Aviation Administration claimed that some employees sought medical attention as a precaution.
FAA Investigating Plane Crash Landing Near MoorheadThe Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the cause of an airplane crash landing near the Moorhead airport.
Regulations Have Commercial Drone Operators Scratching Their HeadsThe fledgling drone business is awash with commercial operators who don't comply with federal regulations or interpret them the wrong way, according to the CEO of an unmanned aircraft-related company.
Delta Air Lines Bans HoverboardsDelta Air Lines is not too crazy about this season's hottest holiday gift. The Georgia-based carrier announced Thursday they are banning hoverboards in all carry-on and checked bags due to safety concerns.
Drones Expected To Fly Off The Shelves This Holiday SeasonA new, hot holiday gift is taking flight this year. With prices starting as low as $60, sales for drones are soaring. Thanks to evolving technology, anyone from kids to adults can pilot a drone.
Man Detained From MSP-Bound Flight Believes He Was ProfiledNinety-two passengers aboard a flight from Florida to Minneapolis were delayed for six hours, after wondering why their plane was being turned around shortly after takeoff. Spirit Airlines flight 596 was scheduled to land in the Twin Cities at 12:20 a.m. Friday morning.
'No Fly Day' Rallies At Lake Harriet For Airplane Noise ReductionThe "No Fly Day" campaign rallied at Lake Harriet Saturday. They're calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to take action and reduce airplane noise.
FAA Loosens Runway Restrictions At MSP AirportThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will loosen its runway restrictions at MSP International Airport Friday.
Investigators Cite FAA Lack Of Guidance In Midair CollisionAviation investigators say a lack of guidance from the Federal Aviation Administration and improper training were significant factors in the midair collision of two skydiving planes over northwestern Wisconsin about two years ago.
FAA: Teen Started Helicopter At Mankato AirshowThe Federal Aviation Administration says a 17-year-old boy snuck into a Mayo Clinic helicopter at the Mankato Airshow Saturday and started it up. A spokesperson for the FAA says initial reports stated that the helicopter was started up by a young child, but the Mayo Clinic confirmed the culprit was actually a teen.