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Glider pilot killed in crash identified

August 29, 2019

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A glider pilot who died after crashing southeast of Tacoma last weekend has been identified as 71-year-old John Michael Cook.

The Olympian reports Cook, of Yelm, took off from Enumclaw Sunday and clipped several trees before crashing near Buckley.

East Pierce Fire & Rescue says he was the only one on board.

Cook was taken to Tacoma General Hospital, where he died.

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