Glider pilot killed in crash identified
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.