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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.
A spokeswoman for DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton says 69-year-old Suzanne Hazelton died Monday.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the pilot had to navigate past power lines and oncoming traffic to land at the top of a hill on Missouri 13.
The single-engine plane was attempting to take off when it crashed. The pilot was the only person on the plane. He was identified as 69-year-old Frank Kehoe of Hampshire.
The national average for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.51 per gallon. Last week’s plunge in oil prices could push the average to $3.25 per gallon by November.
St. Louis congressman Russ Carnahan went on the offensive yesterday, criticizing an FAA Reauthorization bill which includes $2,000,000 in cuts to Missouri’s share of AIP funds.
The plane fishtailed when it touched down on and skidded off a snowy runway. Some 140 people were on board the flight.