Small Plane Crashes In Field

Photo: Washington County Sheriff's Office

A small plane with two people on board crashed west of Hillsboro Thursday afternoon. 

The names of the people on board have been released.

Both occupants were taken to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center as trauma entry patients.

The pilot, 88-year-old Gennaro Avolio of Hood River, OR, was transported by Life Flight helicopter. He is listed in serious condition.

The passenger, 73-year-old Gary Hagstrom of Canby, OR, was transported by Metro West Ambulance. He is listed in critical condition.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are continuing their investigation.


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