Fatigued pilots blamed for Minnesota plane crash

by nph | March 16th, 2011

March 16, 2011

A Minnesota plane crash that killed eight people in 2008 was caused by pilot error, according to The Star-Ledger.

The Minnesota plane crash happened because the pilots suffered from sleep deprivation and a lax cabin atmosphere, National Transportation Safety Board officials said.

A Hawker Beechcraft was involved in the Minnesota plane crash.

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