Small plane crash in Washington; 2 men dead

. via The Bellingham Herald BUCKLEY, WASH. — A Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman says the crash of a small plane near Buckley, Washington, killed two friends who had recently exchanged ownership of the aircraft. The county medical examiner’s office...

Ex-NTSB chair: Close calls in the sky a “grave concern”

. In follow up to the story yesterday. via CBS NEWS, May 29, 2014 After a reported near collision between an Alaska Airlines passenger jet and a cargo plane over Anchorage’s Fire Island on Tuesday, the former chair of the National Transportation Safety Board...

Father and son survive plane crash near Hayden

. via KREM.com KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho—Authorities were on the scene of a small two-seat float plane crash near the Coeur d’Alene Airport on Wednesday night. Employees at the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said the call came in about the emergency at 5:18 p.m....

NTSB chief urges child-safety seats on planes

. via Bart Jansen, USA TODAY, April 21, 2014 WASHINGTON – Deborah Hersman, departing chair of the National Transportation Safety Board, said Monday that “one of her great disappointments” was that child-safety seats aren’t required on planes for...