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February 26, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Plane piloted by Friday Harbor man found off California coast

The Associated Press OCEANO, Calif. — Wreckage believed to be from a small airplane that crashed off the Central California coast has been found. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department says  a dive team Sunday located a debris field including a wing and fuselage. No human remains were found. Authorities have said they believe the pilot was …

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January 20, 2014 at 4:43 PM

Pilot injured in crash of small plane in Poulsbo

The pilot of a single-engine airplane was injured when the aircraft crashed this afternoon in Poulsbo. The plane crashed in a clear cut field off of Noll Road Northeast and Northeast Lincoln Road. The pilot was initially unconscious, but awakened and called 911 around 3:30 p.m., according to the North Kitsap Herald. There were no passengers in the plane. The pilot was extracted from…

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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…

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August 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Plane flown by Medina man was upside down before Conn. crash

The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — The airplane that struck two Connecticut homes earlier this month, killing four people, including the Washington state man who was at the controls, was traveling upside-down as it sped nose-first toward the ground, according to a preliminary investigation report released this morning. The report by the National Transportation Safety Board does not reveal…

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August 9, 2013 at 2:47 PM

Former Microsoft executive, son dead in plane crash, report says

Former Microsoft Vice President Bill Henningsgaard was killed along with his son in a plane crash in New Haven, Conn., according to a report by The Daily Astorian, which cited Astoria, Ore., Mayor Willis Van Dusen as its source of the news. When reached by phone, Henningsgaard’s brother, Astoria City Attorney Blair Henningsgaard, said he hadn’t received official…

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August 4, 2013 at 2:02 PM

Two injured in plane crash on Camano Island

Two people were injured when a Cessna 182 crashed at a small private airfield on Camano Island around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. According to Island County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Ed Wallace, witnesses reported that the pilot was possibly practicing “touch and go’s,” a landing maneuver, when the accident occurred. The two occupants of the single-engine plane were…

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July 7, 2013 at 8:49 AM

Sunday memo: Crash investigation . . . Wooden boats . . . The Red Sox are coming!

NTSB on scene: The National Transportation Safety Board has started its investigation of Saturday’s crash of a Boeing 777 at the San Francisco airport. Two passengers on the Asiana flight died in the crash and more than 180 were injured. The NTSB has scheduled a press conference for this morning. Check back…

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March 12, 2013 at 11:27 AM

NTSB continues probe of fatal Eastside plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board is continuing to investigate a plane crash that killed an Eastside man on Saturday. Jay Uusitalo, 45, of Redmond, was flying his single-engine Maule M-5 when he crashed into a home in the 23000 block of Northeast 144th Street, in unincorporated King County, just before 3 p.m., according to the King County…

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March 11, 2013 at 6:21 PM

Redmond man ID’d as pilot in Woodinville plane crash

The Associated Press The King County medical examiner has identified Jay Uusitalo of Redmond as the pilot who died when a small plane crashed into a house near Woodinville on Saturday. The 45-year-old was killed and his teen-aged nephew from Eastern Washington was injured when the fixed-wing, single-engine plane crashed. Both men were traveling in the plane,…

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March 10, 2013 at 10:46 AM

Sunday memo: Spring forward … Double homicide in Renton … Former councilmember McIver dies

Spring forward: Now would be a good time to shake your fist at your alarm clock if you haven’t already. You’ve already donated an hour of your weekend to push the clocks forward for daylight saving time. If this weren’t Seattle, you’d be gaining an extra hour of evening light  but it’s going to stay…

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