Pilot, Passenger in Woodland Plane Crash Identified
WOODLAND, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of the pilot and passenger injured in a small plane crash that killed another passenger on Thursday in Woodland.
Woodland police say 52-year-old Angus Walker of Woodinville piloted the single-engine plane that went off the end of the runway and crashed through a fence.
The Columbian reports 36-year-old Jacob Kuper of Enumclaw and 56-year-old Marc Messina of Renton were passengers in the plane. Messina was pronounced dead at the scene.
Walker and Kuper were taken to a local hospital, treated and released.
The plane is registered to a Woodinville corporation and was bound for Renton.
The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.
Woodland is about 30 miles north of Portland, Oregon.