Two Planes Collide Mid-Air Over Washington

Two small planes collided mid-air on Tuesday, with one safely landing at a nearby airstrip and the other went down in Commencement Bay, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

Boaters recovered two people alive in the water, said Coast Guard Petty Officer Tara Molle.

Their condition was not immediately known.

The other plane landed at Thun Field in Puyallup, about 10 miles southeast of Tacoma, with damage to its landing gear, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said.

Neither of the two people on that plane was injured.