Washington State Man Dies in Oregon Plane Crash

June 6th, 2011 | Other accidents

June 6, 2011 A man from Ilwaco, Washington, died Saturday night when his single-engine Piper Comanche crashed a mile away from Oregon’s coastal Warrenton-Astoria Regional Airport. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Mike Fergus told The Associated Press that the four-seat plane lost power at 6 p.m., crashing near Fort Clatsop National Memorial shortly after take-off from… Read More

3 Die in Cessna Crash Near Reno

June 1st, 2011 | Other accidents

June 1, 2011 Seventy-two hours after a Cessna 172 and its three passengers were reported missing, authorities discovered the plane’s wreckage in the steep terrain of the Peterson Mountain Range at the California/Nevada border. First responders found two men and one woman dead inside the plane. The plane departed on Saturday from a Roseburg, Oregon,… Read More

Widow sues after husband dies in plane crash

April 26th, 2011 | Other accidents

April 26, 2011 The widow of a plane crash victim is suing the makers of the Cirrus SR 22. Jury selection is currently underway. Her husband was Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle, who died when the plane crashed into an Upper East Side high-rise in 2006. According to ny1.com, a federal investigation into the crash found… Read More