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Seattle airline employee steals a plane; raising questions on airline security.


Big John and Ramblin’ Ray talk with meteorologist and pilot Brant Miller. He helps break down how Richard Russell was able to steal this plane and get the plane off the ground, with clips from the incident itself. Plus stating the big statement that this is going to make airlines be more secure in who they hire.


No injuries in fire on plane at Chicago’s Midway Airport

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago firefighters say no one was hurt after a small fire developed on an airplane at Midway International Airport.

The Fire Department says the blaze was reported in the engine compartment of a plane near Gate 7 shortly after noon Monday.

It says the blaze was put out with an extinguisher.

No passengers were aboard the plane at the time.


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Suburban Chicago man killed in Wisconsin plane crash

By John Dempsey, WLS-AM News

(CHICAGO) A man from Chicago’s western suburbs was one of two people killed in a plane crash in Wisconsin on Sunday.  Authorities say 69 year old Ralph Keller of LaGrange Park was piloting a Cessna 182 going from Green Bay to Door County when the plane crashed in Peninsula Park, near the Door County community of Ephraim.

The crash occurred at about 8:30 p.m.     The passenger was identified as 16 year old Olivia Dahl of Sister Bay Wisconsin, who apparently was a flying student.

Federal investigators were expected at the scene Monday.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report).

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