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.
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