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NWA Flight 188 Was Not The First Time a NWA Crew Overflew Their Destination !

People – you are not going to believe this. Information has recently come to light that the same thing happened in 1948. Of course, laptops were not the culprit then – it was the Minneapolis Sunday newspaper! Bob Johnson, NWA historian and author of the book Voices From The Sky ~ Little-Known and Long-Forgotten Stories […]

In the 1950s, passengers flew the skies in style | Minnesota Public Radio NewsQ

In the 1950s, passengers flew the skies in style | Minnesota Public Radio NewsQ

Joe Koskovich Has Flown West

Joe Koskovich, Boeing Stratocruiser captain, on Feb. 7, 2009 at the Fujiyama Trayx & Oshibori Towels book launch at the NWA History Centre. He flew 38 years and accrued over 30,000 hours. Joe Koskovich, veteran Northwest Airlines captain, died in Shakopee, MN on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at the age of 89. Funeral arrangements are […]

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave . . .

Flight 188 and its consequences just won’t go away. Now we learn that it is highly probable the pilots were tuned in to the wrong frequency and were dialed into Canadian Air Traffic Control instead of the good ‘ol USA, which would help us understand (sort of) their failure to respond to repeated attempts to […]

Detroit Woman Gives Northwest Airlines The Knee

It had to happen. I was kind of expecting the first lawsuit over impossibly small airplanes and seats to be a head injury. You know, when you crack your head against the overhead bin when you try to stand up to exit your row. It has to have happened to you if you are over […]