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Pilot Injured When Small Plane Crashes Near Spanaway Airport
SPANAWAY  (AP) — The pilot of a small plane was injured when his aircraft crashed in a field near the Spanaway airport. KOMO-TV reports that emergency crews responded to the scene at about 10 a.m. Thursday. Central Pierce Fire & Rescue Assistant Chief Guy Overby says they found the mangled wreckage of a small single-seater plane. Th...
Capitol Aircraft Pilot to Run for Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) — The guy busted for landing a mini-copter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol wants to return -- as a congressman. Douglas Hughes of Ruskin, Florida, pleaded guilty to charges related to the gyrocopter incident. He says he's going to run against a South Florida Democrat, but didn't name the incumbent. His...