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Chit-chat / Re: Incident @ Auburn Last Week
« Last post by rwanttaja on Today at 07:45:10 AM »
Is that the pond at the north end of Longacres?
FAA Prelim says, "AIRCRAFT LANDED IN POND OFF RUNWAY".  I'm presuming that's the manmade retention pond right at the north end of the runway, still on airport property.

Ron Wanttaja

Chit-chat / Re: Incident @ Auburn Last Week
« Last post by Domenick on Today at 07:33:06 AM »
Is that the pond at the north end of Longacres?
Thanks Ken, that is the only document I could find as well, but troubling that nothing is on the King County website anymore and there doesn't seem to be clear information out there.
Just went to King County's airport website.  It no longer has a link that I can find to its "Fly Quiet" brochure.  But, searching google returns this:

This is the same one I used last.  Its dated 2014 though. 
All of the threads in the KBFI section point to older documents regarding the VFR procedures that seemed to be in place in 2016. Since then, all of those documents and threads seemed to have moved, and there is nothing on the KBFI web site regarding vfr procedures. I would like to get up to speed on flying in the Seattle area, and have flown into KBFI recently but the information available is tough to come by and the controllers do not seem very interested in helping unfamiliar pilots. Anyone help with recent procedures is appreciated.
Chit-chat / Re: Incident @ Auburn Last Week
« Last post by rwanttaja on December 12, 2017, 05:56:07 PM »
FAA Accident/Incident web page says Cessna 172D, N2351U, one  aboard, no injuries.   Aircraft registered to an LLC on Mercer Island.

Ron Wanttaja

Chit-chat / Re: Incidents at Paine
« Last post by ErikU on December 12, 2017, 03:47:47 PM »
I think a wiki would be much better for airport info.

Chit-chat / Incident @ Auburn Last Week
« Last post by JRo on December 12, 2017, 03:39:14 PM »
Does anybody know about the incident at Auburn last week.  When I was going to fly, I saw a Safety NOTAM, because an airplane had run off the runway and ended up in the pond on the NW side of the airport near the approach end of 16.

When I stopped by my hangar on Saturday, it appears that my "neighbor" may have been involved.

I hope there weren't any serious injuries.
Chit-chat / Re: Incidents at Paine
« Last post by Skyking3286 on December 12, 2017, 12:21:53 PM »
The C-152 that went down on December 3 was N714TD.  It was the 13th 152 built, formerly a factory demonstrator, and was the cover girl in the debut brochure ...

I've got the brochure in my files.... shoot, that was a semi historic plane!
Chit-chat / Re: Incidents at Paine
« Last post by SteveG on December 12, 2017, 09:43:17 AM »
Well, I still come here every day, and always read these reports. I too remember this site being much busier, and David was actively posting almost daily. The FB page is very different and no comparison to a good web forum.

One thing I don't like is the airports page. There are too many, and it's hard to find posts. If you post something airport specific on the general forum, it gets moved, then lost forever IMO.
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