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Pilots of the Southwest flight that landed at the wrong airport said they thought the runway lights belonged to Branson's airport. (CBS St. Louis)

Missouri Congress Members Question Air Tower Closures

The Federal Aviation Administration recently released a list of 238 airports were control towers could be closed as a result of budget cuts.

03/15/2013

The air traffic control tower at St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto, Ill. is targeted for closure on April 1. (KMOX/Brad Choat

Bethalto Airport Tower Closing

St. Louis Regional Airport would remain open after April 1, but without air traffic controllers, thanks to FAA budget cuts.

03/01/2013

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Budget Sequestration to Affect Regional Airports

Airfield in Bethalto, Ill. is on list of those at risk of losing FAA control tower funding.

02/23/2013

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McCaskill Wants Relaxed Cellphone, Tablet Rules on Airplanes

She says it’s absurd to retain the restrictions for passengers given that the FAA decided earlier this year to let pilots use tablet computers in the cockpit.

12/12/2012

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2 Killed In Small Plane Crash In Southwest Missouri

Lawrence County Sheriff Brad Delay says the plane caught fire on impact near Stotts City, about three miles north of Interstate 44.

11/06/2012

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2 Killed in Small Plane crash in SW Missouri

Federal investigators were arriving at the scene of a twin-engine plane crash in southwest Missouri that left two people dead.

11/05/2012

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UPDATE: Pilot Killed In Taylorville Crash

Plane was carrying skydivers, Saturday morning, when it went down.

08/11/2012

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Laser Concerns Near Lambert Airport

Two more incidents involving lasers pointed at aircraft are under investigation in St. Louis.

05/30/2012

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Plane Approching Lambert Targeted By Laser Pointer

Plane lands without incident Sunday, no word on possible suspects.

02/14/2012

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Cause of 2010 Mo. Police Copter Crash Undetermined

Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Joseph Schuengel died in wreckage.

01/12/2012

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