February 22, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
The pilot who died in a plane crash near Parkers Prairie on February 20 leaves behind a wife and six children. Continue Reading
September 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Owner and pilot of Leading Edge Aviation, Jim Pope, 50, said from a landing and fuel stop in Deer Lodge, Mont., on his way to Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Tuesday morning that he has been a helicopter pilot leading a crew capturing wild animals much of his life. Continue Reading
September 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY Maj. Rodney “Buck” DeWeese, of the South Dakota Civil Air Patrol, was recently presented with the Air Line Pilots Association’s International Superior Airmanship Award for his handling of a serious incident after takeoff in Hawaii.
August 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) Authorities have identified a man who died in the crash of a single-engine experimental airplane at the Pierre airport as local pilot Paul Lee. Continue Reading
August 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune
GRANITE FALLS – A pilot walked away after his crop dusting plane struck a guy wire to a high-voltage line and crashed west of Hanley Falls in Yellow Medicine County on Tuesday afternoon. Continue Reading
April 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune
BUNDE The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the pilot of an ultra-light aircraft that crashed Saturday afternoon near Bunde.
December 29, 2011 in The Daily Republic
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Investigators say errors in judgment by an Air Force bomber pilot caused his small civilian airplane to crash during bad weather in Colorado, killing him and his wife. Continue Reading
December 6, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today called on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to issue updates to airline safety standards combating pilot fatigue. Continue Reading