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Day: <span>September 11, 2022</span>

Cool planes fly in to raise funds

NEW ULM — The sun was out and not a cloud was in the sky for the New Ulm Lion’s Club 48th annual Fly-in Pancake Breakfast. The event was hosted at the New Ulm Municipal Airport and is the New Ulm Lion’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Each year, pancakes are served to visitors in […]

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Woman’s plane seat debacle divides

A woman has hit back at people telling her she should buy two seats after posting a video about how uncomfortable it can be for her trying to sit in a plane seat because she is overweight.

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Small Plane Crashes Into Lake Hartwell

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — A single-engine plane crashed into a lake on Saturday near the border of South Carolina and Georgia, officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration told news outlets that the Beechcraft B55 Baron crashed into Lake Hartwell near Anderson Regional Airport in Anderson, S.C.

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New York woman gets prison term for altercation aboard plane

Federal prosecutors say a New York woman has been sentenced to four months in prison for interfering with crew members aboard a flight from Dallas to Los Angeles in February 2021 that had to be diverted to Phoenix. They say Kelly Pichardo and another first-class passenger engaged in intimidating behavior on the flight and both women had to be removed from the plane after it landed at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Authorities say the women each assaulted a passenger during the flight and used racial slurs when a male passenger asked them to stop. Pichardo also allegedly spit at the man when he tried to record the altercation. Prosecutors say the 32-year-old Pichardo, of the Bronx, must pay nearly $9,200 restitution to American Airlines.

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