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2 Dead In Experimental Plane Crash Near Seattle  
User currently offlineUSAIRWAYS321 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1848 posts, RR: 9
Posted (11 years 10 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 4449 times:

This just in from KIRO-TV Channel 7, Seattle:

PUYALLUP, Wash. -- Two people are dead after a plane crashed into a house in Puyallup this afternoon.

Witnesses reported the plane was trailing smoke when it fell out of the sky.

Ed Troyer of the Pierce County Sheriff's Department told KIRO 7 Eyewitness News the plane was an experimental aircraft.

Local fire officials said the plane landed in the backyard of a house just northeast of Thun Field, killing both people on board.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Mike Fergus says the plane crashed into a house; but local officials say it landed in a back yard and no one on the ground was injured.

Video from Chopper 7 showed firefighters spraying water over debris in a backyard. Black plastic covered much of the wreckage.


May god bless the victims and their families...

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User currently offlineATCT From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2350 posts, RR: 37
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4369 times:

God Bless the crew and families. Long Live the EAA.

ATCT



"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." - Walt Disney
User currently offlineDe727ups From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 814 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (11 years 10 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4187 times:

Press says some local homeowners want the airport closed cause it's a safety hazard. A local EAA guy rebutted, on camera, that the airport's been there long time and people have a choice about where they live prior to moving in. Way to go EAA....

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