Update: 5/7 Pilot Identified
by Dennis Rahm
The pilot of a fixed-wing aircraft was killed early this morning in a crash near the Chelan Airport.
The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and Chelan Fire and Rescue responded to the crash scene to find the plane nose down in the orchard and completely engulfed in flames. Pictured above is the charred tail section of the aircraft.
Sgt. Andy Zimmerman was one of those responding first to the accident scene and tells LakeChelanNow the chronology of events.