Bucklin's plane was battered by bad weather.Minneapolis pilot Luke Bucklin can be heard struggling to gain altitude because of treacherous mountain winds before his plane crashed, in newly released cockpit voice recordings.
He was trying to push the single-engine plane up to 16,000 feet in o ... More >>
Via WikipediaThis is a Mooney M20J, similar to the one piloted by Luke Bucklin.A preliminary NTSB report says the small, private plane that Luke Bucklin and his three sons flew out of Jackson Hole, Wyo., on Oct. 25 struggled against icing and heavy mountain winds before it crashed and they di ... More >>
Photo: Michael BlechingerTragedy was narrowly averted over Minneapolis.Modern airports and aircraft are packed with all kinds of technical safety wizardry. But some days, the clouds come down, some signals get crossed, and scary things happen.
In this case, a US Airways Airbus 320 with 90 pa ... More >>
Updated: Bodies have been recovered. See below for details.
A small, single-engine airplane crashed a mile north of the Rochester airport last night, killing three people aboard and narrowly missing at least one home on the ground.
The plane came down in the woods 100 yards from the home of ... More >>
They've already lost their pilot's licenses. Now, Timothy Cheney and Richard Cole, the pilots at the controls of Northwest Airlines flight 188 as it blew past Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport last October, have lost their jobs.
The National Transportation Safety Board concluded in ... More >>
Attorneys representing 117 families of bridge collapse victims told a group of survivors and families that the National Transportation Safety Board came to the wrong conclusion about the cause of the 35W bridge collapse in 2007.