Plane Crash Investigation Continues

FLORENCE, Ore. — The investigation continues into what caused a deadly plane crash off the coast of Florence this weekend. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says the National Transportation Safety Board has stepped in as search crews continue to look for wreckage. Tuesday morning, two roses were left on a rock on the beach, honoring … Continue reading »

One Missing After Fatal Plane Crash

UPDATE (12:15 p.m., June 16): Lane County Sheriff’s Office identified the pilot as 69-year-old Richard Munger of Florence. His grandson, 15-year-old Benjamin Dressler from Washington, is still missing. FLORENCE, Ore. — One person is dead and another still missing after a plane crashed off the coast near Florence Sunday morning. Search efforts for that second person still … Continue reading »

Plane Crashes Into Ocean Near Florence

FLORENCE, Ore. — One person is dead and another is missing after a small plane crashed into the ocean near Florence. Siuslaw Valley Fire & Rescue say two people were on board.  The Coast Guard dive team and a helicopter are looking for the second person still missing. The plane is believed to be from … Continue reading »