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Fargo Air Museum Showcases Spartan Executive Plane

FARGO, N.D. – A Relic of 1930’s Corporate America lands at Fargo Air Museum. This week, you can see the Spartan Executive. It’s a plane designed for the wealthy during the Great Depression, and flown by aviation legends like Howard Hughes. You may know his story from the Leonardo DiCaprio movie The Aviator. Only 34 planes were ever produced, and…

Sioux Falls Plane Crash Victims Identified

Courtesy: Sue MartensUPDATE:┬áThe Minnehaha County, SD Coroner has identified the victims of the Christmas plane crash in Sioux Falls as 68-year-olds Vaughn and JoAnn Meyer of Sioux Falls.   UPDATE: Authorities have confirmed a second death after a small plane crashed in a southeast Sioux Falls neighborhood on Christmas Day. Sioux Falls Police Capt. Loren McManus confirmed a second fatality…

UND and Delta Partner Up to Develop the Next Generation of Pilots: One of 8 Universities

With students from every state in the nation and many countries around the world, the Delta Propel Program will be another reason for students to travel near and far for the aviation program

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It is the 50th anniversary of The University of North Dakota’s School of Aerospace Sciences and they are celebrating with a new partnership. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the Delta Propel program will help develop the next generation of pilots. “Over the next decade, half of Delta’s current pilot workforce will reach mandatory retirement age…

Ground Worker Who Stole Airplane And Crashed It Had North Dakota Ties

Richard Russell went on to play at least one season of football at Valley City State University

SEATTLE — The family of a man who authorities say stole an airplane from the airport in Seattle before crashing it had ties to North Dakota. The Anchorage Daily News is reporting that “after graduating from Wasilla in 2008, Richard Russell went on to play at least one season of football at Valley City State University.” It’s unclear how long…

Traveling to Philly for Sunday’s Game? What You Need to Know

If you're planning to go to the game in Philly, you should be warned. KMSP Fox 9's Rob Olson Reports.

NATIONAL — We’re just days away from the Vikings next playoff matchup, and fans are looking to follow the team to Philadelphia. Luckily, some airlines are offering unique deals, but there are a couple of other things you may want to know about before hopping on that plane. If you’re planning to go to the game in Philly or even…

Frisco is Feeling Like Fargo…Only in Texas

No green and gold inside Toyota Stadium quite yet, you won't see that for a few more days, but if you go just about anywhere in the city, you will see plenty of it

FRISCO, TX — We continue our coverage of the NDSU football team’s road to the national championship game in Frisco, Texas. Many of the Bison Faithful have already made their way down to Texas. No green and gold inside Toyota Stadium quite yet, you won’t see that for a few more days, but if you go just about anywhere in…

FAA Investigating Emergency Landing at Hector International on New Year’s Day

The plane is currently at the Fargo Jet Center and the executive director at Hector says it will need to be repaired

FARGO, ND — The FAA is investigating an emergency landing that happened Monday night at Hector International Airport in Fargo. The plane is currently at the Fargo Jet Center and Hector Executive Director, Shawn Dobberstein, says it will need to be repaired. He says the plane with four people on board was leaving from Moorhead when they encountered landing gear…

UPDATE: No Injuries in Emergency Landing at Hector International Airport

The plane circled the airport a few times before landing to burn off some fuel

FARGO, ND — A small plane had to make an emergency landing at Hector International Airport in Fargo. The plane touched down around 5:45 this evening and ended up on its belly after a problem with the landing gear. The plane circled the airport a few times before landing to burn off some fuel. Four people were on board the…

Fire Crews Respond to Plane Emergency at Hector International

Fire crews say there were four people on board the plane and say they were not hurt

FARGO, ND — Fargo and Hector International emergency crews are on scene of a plane emergency at the airport. A call for help came in after 5 p.m. of an in-flight emergency after unconfirmed reports of a small plane having a problem with its landing gear. The plane circled the airport for a short period of time before attempting its…

107 Million Travelers Expected Last Two Weeks of the Year

They say nearly 100 million will travel by car and nearly six million are taking to the skies

  NATIONAL — Get ready for some record holiday travel. AAA says 107 million people are expected to travel between December 23 and January first, which comes out to be about a three percent increase from last year. They say nearly 100 million will travel by car and nearly six million are taking to the skies. Others will take trains,…