NWA flight apparently loses part of its wing in flight
According to the AP, a woman in southeastern Wisconsin found a piece of an airplane wing in her back yard this morning. Northwest has confirmed that a plane flying more or less over her house this morning was found to be missing a "flap," which is a roughly two-foot long piece of metal that reduces drag.
The plane, flying from Detroit to Madison, landed safely at 9:21 a.m., according to the airline.
Thank goodness everyone is safe. But c'mon, guys. If you're going to cut the paychecks of your flight staff and charge extra just to sit further up in coach, you could at least put some of that cash into some really good airplane glue or something.