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July 8, 2014 at 10:59 AM

CWU aviation professor survives deadly midair crash in Idaho

The Associated Press CASCADE, Idaho  — The surviving pilot of a deadly midair collision involving two small private planes in central Idaho is an aviation professor at Central Washington University. Authorities say 52-year-old Amy Hoover of Ellensburg landed her plane in a grassy area after the Monday morning collision about 30 miles east of Cascade. The other…

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January 11, 2013 at 7:14 AM

Feds say 787 is safe but will get broad, unusual FAA review

Top federal transportation regulators and Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner announced a broad and unusual review of the 787 Dreamliner’s systems Friday morning, but they insisted the plane is safe and has performed well. In a press conference in Washington, D.C., Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief Michael Huerta said…

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October 18, 2012 at 6:11 PM

FAA public meeting about changing flight patterns to be rescheduled

The Federal Aviation Administration says its Oct. 23 public meeting about changing flight patterns over Seattle will be rescheduled for another date in November. “Key officials were unavailable for the Oct. 23 date,” said Ian Gregor, an FAA spokesman. The South Seattle meeting was first scheduled after residents from several neighborhoods railed against the FAA’s…

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September 7, 2012 at 11:16 AM

Airplane part falls in Kent neighborhood

A part from an airplane landed in a Kent neighborhood this morning, according to Times news partner KING-TV. The sheet of metal landed in the middle of Southeast 231st Way near 128th Place Southeast in Kent’s East Hill neighborhood. Leah Dermody, who lives nearby, tells KING some of her neighbors heard a plane pass low overhead just…

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February 12, 2012 at 11:36 AM

Pilot rescued after crash on Mount Baker

A 28-year-old pilot is resting at home in Bellingham after crashing a small plane on Mount Baker. The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office says it received reports Saturday night of both a snowmobile accident and a plane crash at an area known as Schreibers Meadow. When search-and-rescue personnel arrived, they learned that the injured snowmobilers had been…

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November 11, 2011 at 9:57 PM

Small plane crashes in Snohomish; no injuries

A small plane crashed at Harvey Field in Snohomish Friday afternoon, but there were no injuries, the Federal Aviation Administration said The plane, a Cessna 180, crashed through a fence at the end of the runway and had substantial damage, the FAA said. Two people were on board. No other information was available.  

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