The family a Minnesota man who died when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed last month has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Boeing, the manufacturer of the 737 Max aircraft that is was involved in the crash and is now being investigated by U.S. prosecutors.
Authorities have released the name of the man who died in a Stearns County plane crash Tuesday. The pilot, 50-year-old Matthew Skwira of Rice, died when his single-engine experimental aircraft crashed.
A National Transportation Safety Board report says witnesses told investigators a vintage airplane that crashed last summer was obviously in distress when it went down and killed the pilot near the Moorhead airport.
A preliminary report from federal investigators says a witness who heard the crash of a small plane near Thief River Falls last week that killed three men from Wyoming could hear its engine ``screaming'' before he heard the impact.