Glider crashes in cent. Wash., pilot killed
Thursday, October 13, 2011
CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) -- A glider has crashed in Cle Elum, Wash., fatally injuring the pilot.
The Kittitas County sheriff's office tells KIRO-TV the crash happened Thursday shortly after takeoff from the airport in Cle Elum.
Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Mike Fergus says he understands the aircraft was participating in a commercial shoot.
No additional information on the pilot was immediately available Thursday evening.
The National Transportation Safety Board has been notified.