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Local hero Capt. Al Haynes and his crash landing 25 years ago

Local hero Capt. Al Haynes and his crash landing 25 years ago

EDITOR’S NOTE: We originally ran this interview with Captain Al Haynes five years ago, at the time marking 20 years since the fiery crash of United Airlines Flight 232, which occurred July 19, 1989.... [Read more]

SEATAC BLOG: Vehicle Theft Leads to Arrest of Pilot in SeaTac Saturday Night

SEATAC BLOG: Vehicle Theft Leads to Arrest of Pilot in SeaTac Saturday Night

A 43-year old Oklahoma man, who police learned was a pilot who was supposed to fly a commercial plane from Seattle to Japan on Sunday morning, was arrested in SeaTac Saturday night (Nov. 3) after stealing... [Read more]

Retired Burien Pilot Jack Burke, 89, Shares His Life Story In ‘A Life Aloft’

Retired Burien Pilot Jack Burke, 89, Shares His Life Story In ‘A Life Aloft’

Burien resident Jack Burke, 89, a retired pilot, recently wrote a memoir about his exploits, called “A Life Aloft: From Montana Roots to Pan Am Wings.“ A native of Montana, Jack began his aviation... [Read more]

Local Hero Capt. Al Haynes & His Crash Landing 20 Years Ago

Local Hero Capt. Al Haynes & His Crash Landing 20 Years Ago

By Mark Neuman There is a certain endearing modesty about Al Haynes, who worked for United Airlines for 35 years, and has lived in the same house near Sea-Tac airport since 1963. One would never know from... [Read more]