Helicopter http://nwpr.org en Helicopter Crash Near Seattle's Space Needle http://nwpr.org/post/helicopter-crash-near-seattles-space-needle <p></p><p>Two people were killed&nbsp;in the crash of a news helicopter near the Seattle Space Needle Tuesday&nbsp;morning. &nbsp;They were identified as longtime KOMO-TV&nbsp;news photographer Bill Strothman, 62, of Bothell, and pilot Gary Pfitzner, 59, of Issaquah. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:10:26 +0000 Sueann Ramella 42965 at http://nwpr.org Helicopter Crash Near Seattle's Space Needle Mt. Rainier Rescues Will Take Longer http://nwpr.org/post/mt-rainier-rescues-will-take-longer <p></p><p>Mount Rainier park rangers are warning it may take longer than usual to rescue stranded climbers.</p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:39:59 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 31507 at http://nwpr.org Human Error Blamed In JBLM Midair Collision That Killed 4 In December http://nwpr.org/post/human-error-blamed-jblm-midair-collision-killed-4-december <p>Pilot negligence - not a mechanical failure- led to a deadly midair crash last December of two Army helicopters from Joint Base Lewis-McChord . But poor communication and moonlight might also have been factors in the nighttime accident. Correspondent Austin Jenkins has details on an internal investigation released Monday. Tue, 01 May 2012 00:13:06 +0000 Austin Jenkins 7520 at http://nwpr.org Human Error Blamed In JBLM Midair Collision That Killed 4 In December