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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)

NTSB: Pilots Confused By Wrong Airport’s Lights

Pilots thought lights from smaller airport belonged to runway in Branson.

01/18/2014

Southwest Airlines flight that landed at airport 7 miles from original destination on Jan. 12, 2014. (photo credit: KTVT-TV.)

Southwest: 3rd Person Authorized To Be In Cockpit

A third person in the cockpit of a Southwest Airlines plane that landed at the wrong Missouri airport was a company dispatcher who had authority to be there, airline officials said Tuesday.

01/14/2014

The Aug. 26, 2011, accident near Mosby, Mo., which killed four people, appears to be the first fatal commercial aircraft accident investigated by the board in which texting has been implicated. (Photo by Phil Mislinski/Getty Images)

NTSB Probes First Fatal Commercial Air Crash Implicating Texting Pilot

Evidence gathered in an investigation of a fatal medical helicopter crash has raised questions about whether the pilot was distracted by personal text messages when he failed to refuel the helicopter before taking off and misjudged how far the aircraft could fly without more fuel.

04/09/2013

chopper crash lead

Cause of 2010 Mo. Police Copter Crash Undetermined

Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Joseph Schuengel died in wreckage.

01/12/2012