Search
Close this search box.
Get 24 hours of unlimited digital access for just $1.

Wife of ex-pilot says she’s in shock after averted Horizon Air disaster

Defense attorney: Emerson was not suicidal or homicidal while on board

Joseph David Emerson, left, 44, looks on from behind a glass divider.
Joseph David Emerson, left, 44, was arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Oct. 24 in Portland, Ore. The former Alaska Airlines pilot who police say tried to cut the engines while riding in the cockpit jump seat during a Horizon Air flight made his first appearance in federal court in Portland on Thursday, Oct. 26. (Photo by Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)
PORTLAND, Ore. — The wife of a former Alaska Airlines pilot who prosecutors say tried to cut the e
Cascadia Daily News
  • Save money
  • Support local businesses
  • Get 50% off an annual subscription to Cascadia Daily News

Become a Cascadia One Pass member!

Browse our subscription offers or consider donating to support local journalism.


Already a subscriber?

Log in

Latest stories

This week's meetings, hearings and opportunities for public input
June 12, 2024 10:00 p.m.
Adjudication in Whatcom County is expected to impact salmon habitat
June 12, 2024 10:00 p.m.
Independent investigator being hired, temporary morgue shifts to Simple Cremation
Updated June 13, 2024 10:03 a.m.

Have a news tip?

Email newstips@cascadiadaily.com or Call/Text 360-922-3092

Sign up for our free email newsletters