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A Spirit Airlines engine is flying without its cowling before being recalled back to O'Hare. (Courtesy: Chad Musolf)

Florida-Bound Plane Returns To O’Hare After Engine Cover Falls Off

Chad Musolf, a businessman on his way back to Florida, says it was “unnerving” to look out the window and see the exposed engine.


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2 Investigators: Questions Surround Man’s Death On Airplane

A Chicago man onboard a spirit airlines flight from Las Vegas to Chicago this past Monday died and 2 investigator Pam Zekman has learned there are questions about emergency training for staff and medical equipment on board that plane.


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Chicago Man Dies Aboard O’Hare-Bound Plane

Christopher Allen, of the 3500 block of West Jackson Boulevard, was taken to Resurrection Medical Center after he was found unresponsive aboard the the Spirit Airlines flight.


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Man Kicked Off Spirit Airlines Flight For Sagging Pants

Spirit Airlines – the discount carrier that touts its “ultra low fares” – kicked a passenger off a plane at O’Hare International Airport over the weekend after he tried to board wearing ultra-low pants.

WBBM Newsradio–07/31/2012

Spirit Airlines has a "Slammer Sale'' promotion, poking fun at ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich (Credit:Spirit Airlines)

Spirit Airlines Takes Poke At Blagojevich With ‘Slammer Sale’

A discount airline is once again using Rod Blagojevich’s infamy to sell cheap seats to a limited number of cities.


Spirit Airlines mocked former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's infamous "f-ing golden" line and his conviction on 17 corruption counts in an ad for $17 air fares on the day after Blagojevich's conviction (Photo Credit: Spirit Airlines)

Airline Mocks Blago, Offers ‘F-ing Golden’ Fares

A low-cost airline is getting some mileage out of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s conviction on 17 corruption counts.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2011

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Man Told To Stand On Spirit Flight

A Spirit Airlines passenger says he stood for most of a holiday flight from Chicago because he is too tall to comfortably fit into a seat.

WBBM Newsradio–12/31/2010