St. Louis Regional Airport would remain open after April 1, but without air traffic controllers, thanks to FAA budget cuts.
Airfield in Bethalto, Ill. is on list of those at risk of losing FAA control tower funding.
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.
Lawrence County Sheriff Brad Delay says the plane caught fire on impact near Stotts City, about three miles north of Interstate 44.
Federal investigators were arriving at the scene of a twin-engine plane crash in southwest Missouri that left two people dead.
Plane was carrying skydivers, Saturday morning, when it went down.
Two more incidents involving lasers pointed at aircraft are under investigation in St. Louis.
Plane lands without incident Sunday, no word on possible suspects.
Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Joseph Schuengel died in wreckage.
The county has been trying to get an injunction to stop the club and insists the open-air range endangers low-flying planes.