Follow us:

The Today File

Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest

March 9, 2013 at 3:15 PM

1 dead after small plane crashes into house near Woodinville

A small  plane crashed into a home near Woodinville Saturday, killing one man and injuring another.  (Photo by Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

A small plane crashed into a home near Woodinville Saturday, killing one man and injuring another. (Photo by Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

Tallon Korn sits on the street outside his Woodinville home, left, where a small plane crashed Saturday. Korn said he was in the bonus room above the garage when the plane struck below, and described his initial thoughts as being either an earthquake or lightning. (Photo by Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

One man was killed and another injured when a small plane crashed into a home near Woodinville, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash occurred just before 3 p.m. Saturday in the 23000 block of Northeast 144th Street.

Tallon Korn said he was in the bonus room above his family’s garage when the plane hit the garage. He said he initially thought it was an earthquake or lightning.

A portion of the single-engine plane ended up inside one of the garage bays.

No one on the ground was injured.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. Cindi West says a man was declared dead at the scene and the other was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

She said it wasn’t immediately known where the plane took off and where it was going.

Neighbors said they heard the crash of the plane and ran outside.

The aircraft appeared to have struck the ground in front of a home then turned on its left side and skidded into a closed garage door, the neighbors said. They said they saw no flames or smoke.

However, large pools of fuel were on the ground.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration registry, the fixed-wing  plane is registered in Redmond and it seats four people.

Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: King County Sheriff's Office, plane crash, Woodinville

COMMENTS

No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ.



The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.


Advertising
The Seattle Times

The door is closed, but it's not locked.

Take a minute to subscribe and continue to enjoy The Seattle Times for as little as 99 cents a week.

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Subscriber login ►
The Seattle Times

To keep reading, you need a subscription upgrade.

We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access. For unlimited seattletimes.com access, please upgrade your digital subscription.

Call customer service at 1.800.542.0820 for assistance with your upgrade or questions about your subscriber status.

The Seattle Times

To keep reading, you need a subscription.

We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access. Subscribe now for unlimited access!

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Activate Subscriber Account ►