Follow us:

The Today File

Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest

October 28, 2013 at 5:33 PM

Pilot killed, woman escapes as plane crashes into Oregon home

The Associated Press

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — Authorities say a pilot whose plane crashed into the side of a house in Oregon has died, but a woman inside the dwelling was able to escape without injuries.

The McMinnville Police Department says the crash occurred Monday afternoon, southwest of Portland. The first law-enforcement officers to arrive said the plane hit a garage and ended up inside the home.

The pilot has not yet been identified. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash.

The Yamhill County News-Register said the woman escaped along with her pets.

McMinnville is about 40 miles from Portland.

Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Oregon, plane crash

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 ►