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Plane Down Near Leaves Co-Pilot Dead, Pilot Critically Injured

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 26, 2014

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, 425-388-3377, Media line:  425-249-6263

GETCHELL, Wash. - The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and local fire and aid units responded to a small plane crash at 11200 block of 125th Ave NE of the Frontier Air Park between Marysville and Granite Falls. The 80 year-old male co-pilot died at the scene and the 66 year-old pilot was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center.  The incident was reported around 3:40 p.m. today by a witness and the National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating.