Flipped plane crashes south of Tacoma, pilot uninjured

Oct 27, 2022, 7:05 AM | Updated: 7:19 am


Photo from Pierce County Sheriff's Office

A small plane crashed around 1:00 p.m. near Tacoma Wednesday.

According to photos from the scene taken by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, the plane flipped upside down, and was sitting on its wings with the fuselage up.

Mechanical problem may have caused seaplane crash off Whidbey Island

The plane crashed about seven miles southeast of downtown in an empty field.

The pilot was uninjured and was the only person on board.

There were no injuries or damage on the ground.

A federal investigation will start into why the crash occured.

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