One injured in Port Hadlock-Irondale plane crash

Irondale Road partially closed

Posted 1/11/19

One male is being treated for minor injuries after a plane he was in crashed just before 2 p.m. Jan. 13 in Port Hadlock-Irondale.

Public Information Officer for East Jefferson Fire and Rescue Bill …

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One injured in Port Hadlock-Irondale plane crash

Irondale Road partially closed

A plane crashed just before 2 p.m. Jan. 13 in the Port Hadlock-Irondale area. The lone occupant suffered minor injuries.
A plane crashed just before 2 p.m. Jan. 13 in the Port Hadlock-Irondale area. The lone occupant suffered minor injuries.
Kelli Ameling
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One male is being treated for minor injuries after a plane he was in crashed just before 2 p.m. Jan. 13 in Port Hadlock-Irondale.

Public Information Officer for East Jefferson Fire and Rescue Bill Beezley said the pilot of a Beech B-35 was being checked for minor injuries after he crashed at 711 Irondale Road near Irondale Church.

The pilot was the sole occupant of the plane at the time of the crash.

Witness Randy Shepherd said the plane was traveling southwest over the area before it struck one tree causing it to turn northeast and crash into a second tree where it came to rest.

Port Townsend police officer Nathan Holmes said they were waiting for the FAA to arrive on scene before more information would be given regarding the crash.

Check the Jan. 16 edition of The Leader for more details.

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