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